BY LIAM MITCHELL SYDNEY — Corporate warmonger Sikorsky was the target on February 1 of a spirited demonstration against war on Iraq. Sikorsky manufacturers helicopters used by armed forces in many imperialist countries. The rally, which drew
Women of TroyWritten by Euripides, translated by Jenny GreenDirected by Jenny Green and Robert KennedyA Hoi Barbaroi productionPlayed by Jeanette Cronin and Zoe HoughtonBelvoir St Downstairs Theatre, Surry Hills, SydneyUntil February 16Tuesdays, 7pm;
BY JOHN MORRIS SYDNEY — With the commencement of the secondary school year, an imminent teachers' salaries and conditions dispute and school-support staffing levels in review, the lead-up to the NSW election on March 22 will be a period of
BY KYLIE MOON Support for the March 5 national student strike against the war on Iraq is quickly gathering momentum. Federal Labor MP for Fremantle Carmen Lawrence has endorsed the strike. Lawrence declared her support for the March 5 strike at
Terrorists According to George Bush not all terrorists are equal even though their crimes are. Real terrorists, it seems, are those identified in some way with Islam, but those who hate Fidel Castro and smoke Cuban cigars are "good old boys".
BY VANNESSA HEARMAN MELBOURNE — At a public meeting, entitled "Counting the Cost of War", held by the Victorian Peace Network on January 29 at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's Storey Hall, a number of speakers highlighted what war
BY CLAUDIA QUINNELL MELBOURNE — On January 31, a small but vocal rally, attended by 50 people, was held outside the department of immigration to oppose the likely deportation of 190 Iranian asylum seekers. The rally was called following a
BY FEDERICO FUENTES PORTO ALEGRE — This year's World Social Forum (WSF), a countersummit to the corporate elite's World Economic Forum, held in this southern Brazilian city, January 23-28, attracted 100,000 participants, including 20,763
BY NICK FREDMAN & MATT EGAN KYOGLE — In one of several recent anti-war actions in the area, around 3000 people marched down the main street of Coffs Harbour on February 2. Exceeding organisers expectations, the crowd took over the town's main
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BY JENELLE DAVY MELBOURNE — January 30 brought another Catholic Church attack on Melbourne's queer community: the Catholic Theological College hosted a forum titled "How to be cured from homosexuality". Around 40 students, organised by the
BY STEVEN THEUNISSEN Whilst Australians panicked about the attempt by about 400 refugees to find refuge from various forms of misery during the "Tampa crisis", climate change is expected to create a new refugee crisis, as millions of people lose
BY DEBRA PAYNE NOTTINGHAM — On January 25, 500 people gathered here to rally against the impending US-British war on Iraq. The action was organised by the local Stop the War Coalition. There were many banners from the groups in attendance, but
BY ROHAN PEARCE "HOW IRAQ LIED" screamed the front page of the January 29 Sydney Daily Telegraph. "The case to disarm Iraq, by military force if necessary, is now made", fulminated the same day's editorial in the Australian. "The report to the UN
BY GORIK OOMS MOZAMBIQUE — "It is very genocidal for one part of the world to have the cure for the AIDS disease while millions of people in another part are dying from the same disease. The developed world is challenged to make antiretroviral
BY DIANNE FEELEY DETROIT — On January 11, a meeting of more than 100 officers of US trade unions and activists from a number of labour anti-war committees met in Chicago to establish US Labor Against the War (USLAW). The meeting reflected the


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