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Crescent Petroleum (Ratawi and WDB 5); Romania's Petrom (WDB4 and Khurmal); a consortium from South Korea (Halfaya and WDB7); Spain's Repsol (WDB4); Taiwan's CPC (Gharraf); Tunisia's Setcar (field development); Vietnam's Petrovietnam for a
BY LINDSAY ROWAN "The revolution will not go better with Coke. The revolution will not fight the germs that may cause bad breath. The revolution will put you in the driver's seat. The revolution will not be televised" — Gil Scott Heron. In the
BY GRANT COLEMAN On March 18 the federal cabinet approved education minister Brendan Nelson's proposed “reforms” to Australia's higher education system. According to the March 25 Sydney Morning Herald, implementation of the “Nelson review”
BY JAMES BALOWSKI JAKARTA — On February 24, hundreds of demonstrators from the People's Democratic Party (PRD) took action against US plans to attack Iraq. The demonstration began at the Hotel Indonesia roundabout in central Jakarta then
BY DAVID BACON SAN FRANCISCO — In the wake of the massive global anti-war protests on February 14-16, opposition to a US war on Iraq among trade unions in many countries may take a much more tangible form. More than 200 unions and 550 union
BRISBANE — On March 1, 200 anti-war protesters marched from the inner-city suburb of West End to King George Square in the city, where a rally was being held to greet the newly established Peace Embassy. The march and rally were initiated by
BY PETER BOYLE GLASGOW — The Scottish Socialist Party may win up to eight candidates in the May 1 elections for the Scottish parliament. At the very least, sole SSP parliamentarian Tommy Sheridan told the annual SSP conference on February
BY JEFF SHANTZ TORONTO — February 15 marked the Canadian anti-war movement's impressive growth. In Toronto, Canada's largest city, between 30,000 and 50,000 people braved bitter cold and icy winds to assert their unconditional opposition to war
BY LAUREN CARROLL HARRIS SYDNEY — “I believe that young people will be especially affected by the war, and that is one of the reasons why opposition to the war among youth and students is so strong”, Karol Florek told Green Left Weekly.
In a revelation that "raises questions about whether the [weapons of mass destruction] stockpiles attributed to Iraq still exist", Newsweek's March 3 issue reported that the Iraqi weapons chief who defected from the regime in 1995 told UN inspectors

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