By Peter Boyle Paul Keating's February 26 economic statement was supposed to be about "creating jobs, jobs and jobs". But while Keating promised to create 800,000 jobs in the next four years, by his own estimates unemployment will remain around
Environmental threats Significantly, the decisions in Keating's economic statement which affect most the environment come in the section titled "Facilitating Major Projects". Keating has promised big business that he will not let
Green It Up returns By Maurice Sibelle BRISBANE — Brisbane's weekly infotainment night, Green It Up, opened with a bang on February 27. The Celtic Club, packed with supporters of Green Left Weekly, eagerly listened to the sounds of the
By Pat Brewer Doug Hine seems to agree with the major point I documented — that the manner in which a national Green party is being put forward has quite disturbing features, conflicting with the open and non-exclusive way the name "Green"
Comment by Ron Guignard "Theory without practice is sterile. Practice without theory is blind." — Vladimir Ulyanov. "Action without full and relevant understanding is for the birds." — Ron Guignard. Lenin may not be flavour of the month,
By Angela Matheson After six years of affirmative action policy which aims to eliminate discrimination against women and promote equal employment opportunities, you would think female lawyers would have a better chance than most of making it in
South Africa's new non-racial cricket administration, the United Cricket Board of South Africa, has agreed that the touring South African team is playing as "South Africa" not "Springboks", which has become a term associated with apartheid sport.
Macedonia is Macedonian In a disgraceful display of opportunism, politicians from both Liberal and Labor parties are scrambling to support a chauvinist campaign whipped up by the Greek government against independence for the formerly Yugoslav
Syrian political prisoners near death By Sean Malloy Abdul Aziz Al-Khayer and Bahjat Shaabu were arrested in Syria on February 1 for being leaders of the Communist Action Party, a progressive opposition group to the Syrian dictatorship.
Gender studies launched in Prague By Sally Low PRAGUE — With the assistance of the New York-based Network of East-West Women, a project to provide resources for gender studies courses has been started by several Czech women. Currently