BY AMANDA ZIVCIC Dr Margaret Perrott, the Socialist Alliance candidate for the Wollongong seat of Throsby in the March 22 NSW election, has a long history as a campaigner for peace and social justice. “Socialists, by their very definition,
Sect outlook In her discussion article in GLW #526, presenting the Freedom Socialist Party's view of the future of the Socialist Alliance, Alison Thorne argues that the SA cannot become a vehicle for regroupment of the socialist left into a united,
BY ALEX BAINBRIDGE HOBART — Tasmanian education minister Paula Wriedt and federal education minister Brendan Nelson have publicly chastised secondary students planning to join the March 5 national student strike against the war on Iraq. Student
BY JAMES VASSILOPOULOS CANBERRA — The idea of a mass national convergence in Canberra on March 23-24 has caught the imagination of many anti-war activists. The proposed mass demonstration will coincide with federal parliament's last week of
BY MELANIE SJOBERG SYDNEY — Sixty unionists attended a meeting organised by the NSW Labor Council on February 26 to discuss the impending war on Iraq and the response of the unions. ALP foreign affairs spokesperson Kevin Rudd described 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”
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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


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