By Tracy Sorensen Over 20 years ago, the irreverent magazine Oz — produced by a group of young Australians living in Britain — advertised for school students to edit issue number 26. The hopefuls turned up at Richard Neville's London flat
By Rose McCann SYDNEY — On March 6, the day before Sydney's annual International Women's Day march, Helena Pollard had her car radio tuned to the Doug Mulray breakfast program on 2MMM. The program included a skit that involved a woman being
Hard times "It is indecent that people should be spending this amount of money on a yacht race. You'll have to be prepared to spend $100 million to be in the America's Cup, and to me that is indecent ... I have been forced out." — Challenge
By Peter Boyle MELBOURNE — The Wills by-election on April 11 is shaping up as a dry run for a full federal election. Labor and Liberal campaigns are being run by Prime Minister Paul Keating and opposition leader John Hewson. The policy debate
By Kevin Healy There was much understandable excitement down at the dole office this week when it was announced officially that True Blue Aussie with the Big Red heart was officially out of its official recession. "Isn't that the best news
Is Australia becoming a more overtly repressive society? There are a number of serious developments, writes VAL PLUMWOOD, which indicate that this is happening. Recent figures show a shocking 80% rise in Aboriginal prisoners in custody in NSW
By Tracy Sorensen SYDNEY — The Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Watch Committee has made a scathing reply to a column in the Sydney Morning Herald on March 19 by former NSW magistrate Kevin Waller. "The families of Aboriginals who have died in
End of the recession? Last December's economic figures, just released, show a 0.3% growth in the economy, and some economists are now saying the recession bottomed out about six months ago and a slow recovery should follow. It's difficult to
Admission Impossible By Alec Morgan A Film Australia production in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Screening on ABC TV Sunday, March 29, 8.30 p.m. Reviewed by Barry Healy This short documentary delves into the
By Teresa Gutierrez NEW YORK — President George Bush — guilty of war crimes as charged. Vice President Dan Quayle, defence secretary Richard Cheney, Joint Chiefs of Staff chair Colin Powell, General Norman Schwarzkopf — they too were


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