BY ROHAN PEARCE The October 2 Cleveland Jewish News reported that several members of Congress, deemed to be "not a friend of Israel" or "anti-Israel", will not be reelected to Congress in November. They include Democrat party members Earl
BY JOHN TULLY John “Jocka” Burns died on October 11 at the age of 93. Although he avoided the limelight, Jocka was an indefatigable working-class agitator all of his adult life. He participated in many of the political struggles of the
BY NORM DIXON A series of "leaks" to major US newspapers have shed light on what is emerging as Washington's preferred political scenario in a post-invasion Iraq: before or during the US attack, senior officers of Iraq's armed forces overthrow
BRISBANE — The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) University of Queensland branch has launched a “Save our George” campaign to win the reinstatement of associate professor George Lafferty. In August, Lafferty, who was employed by the UQ
BY ALISON DELLIT On October 13, as the news of the mass murder in Bali spread across Australia, 45,000 people marched through Melbourne's streets in order to prevent the loss of thousands more lives in a war on Iraq. “Innocent people
BY PETER ROBSON NEWCASTLE — An angry crowd of staff and students confronted Newcastle University vice-chancellor Roger Holmes on October 16 as he attempted to justify plans to close the Huxley Library and replace it with an electronic
BY IGGY KIM The campaign to free Australian resident academic Lesley McCulloch from detention in Indonesia has been boosted by the National Tertiary Education Industry Union (NTEU). The union's Tasmanian division donated $1000 to help
One Man in his TimeBy Hans PostOtford Press, 2002$31.77Order at <http://www.otfordpress.com.au/> REVIEW BY PETER McGREGOR Hans Post's One Man in his Time is an amazing and inspiring story. It's a historically significant autobiography
BY EVA CHENG Despite rampant vote rigging, Pakistan's President General Pervez Musharraf failed to achieve a majority in the country's National Assembly (lower house) election on October 10. The election just managed to beat the three-year deadline
BY NORM DIXON Amiri Baraka — a famous African-American poet and political activist who, as LeRoi Jones, wrote the classic book Blues People in the 1960s — is under attack for a poem he wrote about the 9/11 attacks, titled "Somebody Blew Up
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only SuperpowerBy William BlumZed Books, 2002308 pages, $24.95 (pb) REVIEW BY PHIL SHANNON Dossier season is upon us it seems. British Prime Minister Tony Blair's September 24 dossier on Iraq was spectacularly
BY MAX LANE JAKARTA — As of October 18, the Indonesian police investigating the terrorist bombing of the Sari night club on October 12 — which killed nearly 200 foreign tourists and Indonesian workers — have not announced any clear