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Sexism everywhere you look A recently released Just Jeans television commercial for "candy stitch" jeans shows three women moving along the conveyor belt of a production line. They are still and their faces shiny, as if they were mannequins. The
WOLLONGONG — The Socialist Alliance candidate for the federal seat of Cunningham, Dr Margaret Perrott, praised the young people who joined the high school walkout against the federal government's treatment of refugees on September 5. "These
BY GRANT COLEMAN Secondary students across the country took action in protest at the government's handling of the refugee crisis on the MS Tampa, taking part in school walkouts and rallies organised by the socialist youth group, Resistance. In
BY CHRISTOPHER PERKINS WOLLONGONG — Illawarra Institute of TAFE management have agreed to negotiate with TAFE library staff representatives on September 10 in an effort to halt an escalating industrial dispute over job and budget cuts. The
BY SARAH STEPHEN One of immigration minister Philip Ruddock's central arguments against accepting "queue jumpers" (read, onshore arrivals) from Afghanistan is because they know that they have a better chance of being granted asylum in Australia
Read quickly "This message will self-destruct after reading". Sounds like something from Mission Impossible? Think again. This is the latest technology, and it is called a "time-out e-book". e-Books are the latest thing. Traditionally you bought
BY HAMISH ALCORN We don't have to look very far to discover that the Commonwealth Heads of State Meetings are all about spreading human rights and democracy and struggling against poverty, disease and environmental degradation. In the words of
BY BILL MASON BRISBANE — Leading indigenous rights activist and Queensland Senate candidate for the Socialist Alliance, Sam Watson, on August 29 condemned the Australian government's refusal to allow refugees aboard the Norwegian cargo ship MS
BY EVA CHENG The July 1 speech of Communist Party (CP) chief Jiang Zemin that the party should throw its door open to capitalists has provoked outrage among its ranks — prompting Jiang to close down at least four journals which printed critical
BY ALEX BAINBRIDGE HOBART — Benchmark targets for Tasmania Together were released on September 3. Tasmania Together is the state Labor government's consultation program designed to draw up "goals" and "visions" for the state by 2020. There are

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