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BY OWAIN LEWIS-JONES& RUTH RATCLIFFE DARWIN — At a public meeting on February 5, addressed by activists from the Refugee Freedom Bus, a range of groups and individuals decided to form a Refugee Action Network (RAN). The first meeting was
BY TERRICA STRUDWICK It is feared that five women and an unknown number of children may have died in the fire which broke out on February 14 at England's Yarl's Wood detention centre. As of February 27, 25 detainees were still unaccounted for.
BY BRENDAN SEXTON [The following is a slightly abridged version of a speech given at an anti-war forum at Columbia University in New York by Brendan Sexton III, one of the actors in the movie Black Hawk Down.] When I first read the script to
BY JIM GREEN Feigned concern for the environment has long been one of the arguments used by the far right to argue against immigration. But calls for zero population growth or reduced population levels, and for reduced or zero immigration, have
REVIEW BY ALEX BAINBRIDGE In Sleepy Scotland Alistair Hulett The Cold Grey Light of Dawn Alistair Hulett and Dave Swarbrick Saturday Johnny and Jimmy the Rat Alistair Hulett and Dave Swarbrick Order at
Palm Sunday Nick Everett's reported expulsion (GLW #480) and the continued exclusion of DSP members from the organising committee of the Sydney Palm Sunday rally represents an unnecessary distraction for genuine left forces in Sydney. As a
BY GARY MEYERHOFF DARWIN — The NT Labor government's zero tolerance policies towards illicit drug users look set to be harsher than those of the former Country Liberal Party (CLP) government. On February 21, the government announced its
BY JOHN PERCY The decision of the Sydney Palm Sunday 2002 organising committee to ban participation by members of the Democratic Socialist Party sets a dangerous precedent. Parties and other political organisations obviously have a right to
and ain't i a woman?: Cosmetic deceptions Want "enhanced self-esteem, a more satisfying body image and personal gratification"? According to Sydney's L'Image Cosmetic Surgery clinic, all this can be achieved simply by undergoing breast
BY AARON BENEDEK SYDNEY — Police arrested four student activists on February 28 during the University of Sydney's orientation week. The four arrested had joined around a dozen others in an anti-Liberal sing-along next to the Liberal student club

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