BY RUSSELL PICKERING SYDNEY — The jaws of Newtown's Friday night dinner crowd dropped on October 19 as a noisy 200-strong community march blocked heavy city traffic as it proceeded up and then down King Street. Organised by the Grayndler branch
BY OWEN RICHARDS & ANDREA MYLES SYDNEY — In a protest unlike any before in this western Sydney suburb, 300 people marched defiantly through the streets of Auburn on October 20 under the banners "Stop the war!" and "Refugees are welcome!". The
BY ALISON DELLIT The October 12 release of the federal Coalition's industrial relations policy, "Choice and reward in a changing workplace", signalled the beginning of another round of attacks on workers' wages, conditions and industrial power.
The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World OrderBy Samuel P. HuntingtonTouchstone Books 1998367 pages $18.65 (pb) REVIEW BY EDWARD SAID Samuel Huntington's article "The Clash of Civilizations?" appeared in the Summer 1993 issue of
Museworthy: The Law of Violent Hands a torture chamber in my handa history of attempts the hand with a proper namea form of private sovereignty a hand coldly silver or dryly woodhustler aligning the world with horror the hand writing
Prisoners are human beings, too The average prisoner must deal with an atmosphere of unbridled violence so pervasive in US prisons that s/he must be prepared to physically defend his/her very life every moment — not just from assaults from
BY PIP HINMAN As the bombing of Afghanistan continues and ground troops move in, many more are increasingly horrified at Bush and Howard's so-called "war on terrorism". Why is Australia going to war against one of the poorest countries in the
Adelaide: Students Together Opposing War And Racism (STOPWAR) meets every Wednesday, 4pm, Level 5, Union Building, Adelaide Uni. Phone (08) 8231 6982 for more information. Brisbane: Highschoolers Agitating to End War and Racism (HATEWAR) meets
BY JOHN PILGER LONDON — The Anglo-American attack on Afghanistan crosses new boundaries. It means that America's economic wars are now backed by the perpetual threat of military attack on any country, without legal pretence. It is also the first
@box text intr = The October 16 announcement that more than 1500 Australian military personnel will be actively involved in the war on Afghanistan should horrify all Australians. For years, both the major parties have defended increasing
BY GARY MEYERHOFF DARWIN — Mandatory sentencing has been a hot topic in the Northern Territory since it was implemented by the Country Liberal Party government four years ago. The new Labor government, elected in August, repealed the legislation
Coalition Heavily regulate migration, with a strong emphasis on money and skills. Wind back allocation for family reunion and humanitarian entrants. Maintain a cap on overall migration, with the effect of around 1% overall population increase