BY LEE SUSTAR
US treasury secretary Paul O'Neill caused a stir and a financial panic when he declared that any money loaned to Brazil by the International Monetary Fund would end up in "Swiss bank accounts". He should have looked a
BY LEE SUSTAR
BY KIM BULLIMORE
Despite claims by the Western media that women are now free in
Afghanistan, women and organisations that support women's rights are still
being targeted by the Northern Alliance-dominated, US-backed government
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. Phone 9565 5522. Visit
BY RAJ PATEL
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently chartered a ship the Liberty Star to deliver 36,000 tonnes of grain to an estimated 13 million starving people in southern Africa.
BY PETER ROBSON
NEWCASTLE "Today, I want to tell you what it is like to be a refugee in Australia. I want to tell you what it is like to flee war and repression and only find more oppression. I am no longer in a detention centre, but now it
Factories of Death: Japanese Biological Warfare,
1932-1945, and the American Cover-upBy Sheldon H. HarrisRoutledge, 2002385 pages, $57 (pb)
REVIEW BY PHIL SHANNON
In the last days of World War II, as the Japanese retreated from the Soviet
Museworthy: Life, Related to 'Nest'
I had thought this nestwas mine,now they tell meit is leavesand bits of rubbishcollectedwith enough care onlyto protect a lifetime.
BY MTC CRONIN
MTC Cronin has had seven books of poetry published, the
BY NORM DIXON
On August 18, the New York Times carried a front-page story headlined, "Officers say U.S. aided Iraq despite the use of gas". Quoting anonymous US "senior military officers", the NYT "revealed" that in the 1980s, the administration of
On November 14-15, Sydney will host a meeting of World Trade Organisation (WTO) trade ministers from some 25 countries to discuss the Doha round of multilateral trade negotiations.
The meeting will evaluate the progress that has been made since