BY KATE STOCKDALE DARWIN — Local community organisations, politicians and activists — meeting regularly as the Refugee Action Network (RAN) — are campaigning to allow all 1800 East Timorese asylum seekers to stay in Australia. A public
BY STEPHEN BENNETS ROME — Italian peace activists have been blockading US military convoys along northern Italy's rail routes since February 21. It is further evidence of the rising tide of opposition to the right-wing Italian government's
BY EVA CHENG Even though it was only a few years after the 1945 US nuclear attack on Japan, between 1950 and 1953, China's young Communist government, technologically miles behind the US, courageously fought alongside North Korea to repel US
BY ROHAN PEARCE On February 26, US President George Bush told the American Enterprise Institute a "liberated Iraq can show the power of freedom to transform that vital region, by bringing hope and progress into the lives of millions". Bush went
BY DOUG LORIMER On the weekend of March 1-2, two military transport ships carrying equipment, including 300 helicopters, for the 17,000 troops of the US army's 101st Airborne Division departed Florida on a three-week voyage to the Persian Gulf.
BY DAVE ANDREWS FREMANTLE — Meeting on February 24, Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) employees at P&O Ports here decisively rejected an enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) negotiated between their union and P&O. Despite heavy promotion by
Joburg businessmen ease into their limos, sip iced coffee under restaurant umbrellasand beneath the city, rust corrugated shackswhere dust and hunger hide sad faceswhere millions of township peoplewalk each day slowlythe nothing they own making not a
SYDNEY — Around 200 people rallied against a war against Iraq in Auburn, in Sydney's western suburbs, on February 28. The rally was initiated by the Socialist Alliance and endorsed by the Iraqi Women's Committee, the Western Suburbs Peace


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