BY KYLIE MOON MELBOURNE — The October 30 flag-burning action at Melbourne University, organised by Socialist Alternative, has attracted nationwide media attention, and much corporate media condemnation. The 100-strong action involved the
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BY EVA CHENG A broad spectrum of anti-globalisation activist groups and non-government organisations meeting in Mexico City on November 15-16 decided to organise protests in opposition to the World Trade Organisation's next ministerial
BY EMMA CLANCY PERTH — Around 250 people attended a rally outside Perth's Parliament House on November 9 to protest against the Coalition government's recent attacks on Islamic Australians. Called by the Islamic Council of WA, the demonstration
BY NORM DIXON US President George Bush has cynically exploited the 9/11 terror attacks to launch a blatant drive to finally realise the long-held dream of the United States capitalist ruling class: an “American Century” (as the goal was
BY AHMED NIMER RAMALLAH — The resignation of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on November 5 means that elections will be held within 90 days, most likely next February. Sharon's resignation was forced by his inability to form a new
BY JACK SMITH NEW PALTZ, New York — On October 26, the ANSWER [Act Now to Stop War and End Racism] coalition mobilised hundreds of thousands in Washington, San Francisco and well over 100 other cities in the US and abroad against the Bush
BY ALISON DELLIT "It was under the military rule of Suharto that Indonesia experienced the only decades of stability that it has so far enjoyed. They were decades of corruption and suppression, but also of increasing prosperity and stability. There
Socialist Alliance The discussion around left unity has left me wondering if some comrades think that we have to build the Socialist Alliance in a vacuum. Phil Sandford (GLW #515) suggests that SA must "develop as an organisation in its own
BY ALEX BAINBRIDGE HOBART — Environmentalists paid $20,000 for an airport advertising campaign that was terminated in less than 24 hours amid allegations of political censorship. On November 1, the Wilderness Society, supported by
BY GRAHAM MATTHEWS MELBOURNE — On November 4, Victorian Premier Steve Bracks called an early state election for November 30, the earliest date that an election could constitutionally be called. Bracks, whose government rules with the
BY SIMON MILLAR The current unity discussions initiated by the proposal by the Democratic Socialist Party (DSP) to dissolve into the Socialist Alliance are of vital importance to the future of the socialist movement in this country.
BY JAMES CAULFIELD CANBERRA — The growth of anti-war sentiment in the Australian Capital Territory was clear at the November 3 rally in Garema Place to oppose a US invasion of Iraq. Seven hundred people attended the protest rally, which was
Activists met at the Lismore Workers Club on October 31 to organise opposition to war on Iraq. Called No War on Iraq, the group is planning a march and rally at Lismore's Spinks Park at 10am on November 30. Pictured are the activists
BY JIM McILROY BRISBANE — A video and discussion night on the continuing US/UN war against Iraq was held in the Paddington Workers Club on November 7. It featured a talk by researcher Pauline Rigby on the horrific results of US/UN
Seventy protesters marched down the streets of Leichhardt in opposition to war and racism on November 8. The protest was organised by the Port Jackson branch of the Socialist Alliance. Photo by Liam Mitchell. From Green Left Weekly,


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