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NIKKI ULASOWSKI
PERTH — Unions WA affiliates met on February 4 to discuss the Western
Australian union movement’s reaction to the looming war on Iraq. The meeting
unanimously adopted a strong anti-war position and decided to encourage

BY MATT PRESTON
GLASGOW — Tens of thousands of Scots anticipate giving British Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair a warm welcome on February 15. Scotland is set to become one of the pivotal points of protest against the impending war on Iraq.

BY SARAH STEPHEN
A war on Iraq would create an unparalleled humanitarian crisis and generate a massive outflow of refugees, according to a confidential United Nations High Commission for Refugees document leaked in January.
The UNHCR document

BY JACKIE LYNCH
MELBOURNE — On February 4, 150 apprentices who are members of the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) in Victoria went on strike for 24 hours as part of their campaign to put an end to unpaid downtime in the construction, maintenance

BY ROHAN PEARCE
"Ladies and gentlemen, these are not assertions", US Secretary of State Colin Powell assured the UN Security Council on February 5. "These are facts, corroborated by many sources, some of them sources of the intelligence services of

Last month, Iraq delivered to the United Nations a 12,000-page report denying it had weapons of mass destruction. Knowing President George Bush does not have the attention span to read such a large document, the Iraqis also provided a confidential

BY NYNKU TJILARI
BAXTER, South Australia — Ali wants to study calculus and become a computer programmer. But he spends so much time writing articles and letters to newspapers that his friends and family think he has a future in political

BY IAN JAMIESON
FREMANTLE — After nine months of national and local negotiations,
wharfies employed at P&O Ports are being forced by maritime union officials
to accept an enterprise bargaining agreement for the next two-and-a-half
years,

BY ALISON DELLIT
"This is a crucial time for all feminists to take a stand. Now more than ever we need to come out against this most unjust and cruel war, which poses the biggest threat to peace and security for communities across the Earth... War

BY NICK SOUDAKOFF
The Philippines government, in alliance with Washington, is using the "war on terror" as cover for a full-scale assault on the revolutionary left.
Immediately after the 9/11 attacks in the US, Manila announced its backing for

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