GST "I can come over here, get what I want and save a minimum of 50%. I'm not doing any more to Canada's economy than it's doing to me." — George Mathers, an unemployed Canadian, asked why he was one of the tens of thousands crossing into the
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — "The brazen red-brown hordes, intoxicated by their impunity, have decided to openly proclaim their main goals ... Before us is an attempt by the apparatus of the Communist Party to return to power ... We are
By John R. Hallam Opposition to nuclear power in India is growing and starting to move far beyond the circles of an educated elite. The operating record of Indian nuclear power plants ranges from uninspiring to downright terrifying, with
By Angela Matheson SYDNEY — What kind of a choir do you get when the singers have as much say in musical arrangement as the director, and when the repertoire is exclusively about liberation struggles, feminism and ecology? The simple
By John Tomlinson In the wake of the November 12 massacre in Dili, Portuguese students organised the "Missao paz em Timor". And so, on March 9, 120 people from 21 countries boarded the Lusitania Expresso in Darwin with the intention of laying a
Affirmative action A discussion paper on the Affirmative Action Act recommends reducing exemptions to the act, extending coverage to group training schemes and making companies which fail to comply with the act ineligible to receive government
A continuing tragedy Ines de Castro: A Portuguese tragedyBy John Clifford Directed by Diana Denley Newtown Actors' Group Studio Theatre, Newtown, until April 19. Reviewed by Emlyn Jones The Newtown Actors' Group was founded a year ago by
New law to exile Indonesian critics By Norm Dixon The Indonesian parliament has unanimously passed a new law that will allow the military-dominated government to revoke the right to return home of Indonesians overseas it considers
A quick turnover for eastern politicians By Bryan R. Thomas BONN — One by one the politicians from the old German Democratic Republic (GDR) have been ousted. The majority of them had been elected as representatives of the five new
Rainbow Warrior crew deported French authorities have deported the crew of Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior to their countries of origin following the seizure of the ship at Moruroa atoll last week. The ship was seized by French commandos after


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