GoHeiferOrder from <qsfix1@ozemail.com.au> BY BARRY HEALY SYDNEY — Heifer are a struggling independent band carving out a niche for themselves in the live pub rock scene that thrives in the outer western suburbs of Sydney out of the
BY URI AVNERY At the reception desk of the War-Against-Terror Coalition, there lies an application form for new partners. After stating his name, country and function (king/president/emir/dictator/tyrant), the applicant is invited to answer the
BY SUE BOLTON AUCKLAND — When the New Zealand parliament voted on October 3 to offer Special Air Services troops and other military assistance to the US-led war in Afghanistan and declared that it "totally supports the approach being taken by the
BY BRENDAN DOYLE, GLW travel writer VILLAWOOD DETENTION CENTRE, SYDNEY — A little out of the way, but definitely worth a look! How to get there By train: Alight at Leightonfield Station and walk north for 15 minutes. Don't be daunted by the
Actively Radical TV — Sydney community television's progressive current affairs producers tackle the hard issues from the activist's point of view. CTS Sydney (UHF 31), every Sunday, 9pm. Ph 9565 5522. Visit <http://www.channel31.org> for
The Socialist Alliance vote Perhaps you need some help with the calculations? If the Socialist Alliance received about 1% in the 15 seats in which it stood, that works out at 0.1% of the total House of Representatives vote. The vote for the Senate
BY JIM GREEN The Howard government approved the Honeymoon uranium mine in north-eastern South Australia on November 21. Canadian-based mining company Southern Cross Resources is expected to begin commercial production next year. The mine,
In the wake of the November 13 ousting of the Taliban regime from Kabul by Northern Alliance troops aligned with the exiled government of Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani, a number of groups involved in the anti-war movement in Australia have
BY LEE SUSTAR CHICAGO — The top US military brass, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, wanted a war — but they didn't have popular support for military action. Their solution? Stage an attack on an American military base, followed by a series of

On July 3, 1979, US President Jimmy Carter signed a secret document that began a terrible train of events which may have culminated in the September 11 mass murders in New York and Washington.

BY SEAN HEALY I knew that sooner or later a right-wing corporate media hack would twig to the "connection", but I thought it would be Paddy McGuinness; he's usually the conspiracy theorist. But no. It was his loopy side-kick Miranda Devine,
BY NORM DIXON The speed with which the forces allied to the Northern Alliance (NA) took control of northern and western Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban's retreat from Kabul on November 12 left Washington flat-footed. The US is now scrambling
REVIEW BY JIM GREEN Fight for Country: The story of the Jabiluka blockadeRockhopper Productions, 2001Written and directed by Pip Starr$35 (inc. postage) from Rockhopper Productions51 Alvie Rd, Mt. WaverleyVictoria
BY GRAHAM WILLIAMS GEELONG — Workers are facing divide and rule tactics from the bosses of the Godfrey Hirst carpet factory in South Geelong. Due to begin a 48-hour strike on November 27 as part of an ongoing four-week campaign of rolling
BY SARAH STEPHEN The United Nations' declaration that the 1990s would be the international decade for the eradication of colonialism was supposed to usher in a 21st century free from colonial enslavement. Yet in September of the first year of that
BY STEPHANIE LONG The living standards of the industrialised Northern countries owe a great deal to the massive flow of natural resources and work (either as slave or underpaid labour) from the countries which make up the Third World, the


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