By Doug Hine Once again I've been shocked and upset at an article in Green Left by (Democratic Socialist Party National Executive member) Pat Brewer. In the article "National Green Party: On a Dangerous Path" (issue 43), Pat has made a serious
By Jackie Coleman NEWCASTLE — Christians here are involved in two new housing projects for homeless people, Sister Carmel Hanson, a Catholic sister of St Joseph, told Green Left Weekly recently. Sr Carmel is vice-chairperson of the local
You're fired "In 1991, the North American automotive industry sustained losses unparalleled in its history. General Motors is taking aggressive action to reverse this trend and increase its competitiveness." — GM chairman Robert Stempel
By Frank Noakes and Leon Harrison PERTH — The ALP state executive voted to condemn the Labor government of Premier Carmen Lawrence on February 24. The executive was particularly concerned by the dumping of a safe sex campaign and savage
By Norm Dixon "We have made tremendous progress in the direction of transforming South Africa into a democracy. In the very foreseeable future, we are going to see a new constitution in the country. We are going to see the transfer of power
Adelaide Festival and Fringe season begins By Liam Mitchell Adelaide is once more being treated to an extraordinary array of talent in performances from all over the world at the Adelaide Festival and the Adelaide Fringe Festival. The
By Colin Pemul Riau Province, Sumatra — The huge Kota Panjang hydro-electric power plant and dam project is currently under construction here. The project will flood 124 square km of land, including a 1000-year-old temple site, and
Action updates ADELAIDE — 150 people attended a spirited rally for East Timor here on February 22. Jorge Azevedo, representing the Timorese community, told the crowd that the "Timorese do not want the Australian government to continue to
By Sally Low VIENNA — While concern over the rise of racism and the far right in Austria is justifiably mounting, there are also encouraging signs of the potential for a progressive counteroffensive. With 22.5%, the populist right Freedom
By Stephen Robson SYDNEY — Nguyen Thi Madame Binh, the president of the Vietnam Union of Peace, Solidarity and Friendship Organisations, visited Australia from February 14 to 21. Also part of the delegation was Tran Minh Quoc, the assistant


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