546

BY REIHANA MOHIDEEN
MANILA — On July 10, the progressive democratic alliance Sanlakas and the Workers Party (Partido ng Manggagawa) were at long last proclaimed as having won seats in Congress along with five other organisations.
The

BY SARAH STEPHEN
For the past 18 months, through a brutal policy of deterrence by force, the federal government has been able to temporarily isolate Australia from the reality that vast numbers of people in the Middle East and South-East Asia are

BY BILL NEVINS
TAOS, New Mexico, USA — "This man is, to me, a prophet!", declared Taos Pueblo recording artist Robert Mirabal on June 29 in welcoming legendary performer Harry Belafonte to the stage of the 2003 annual Taos Solar Music Festival.

BY JAMES PATTON
Major Douglas Rokke joined the US Army in 1967 and served in Vietnam. In 1986. he became a nuclear, biological and chemical warfare instructor. After 1990, Rokke worked extensively with depleted-uranium (uranium-238) weapons,

BY EVA CHENG
Hong Kong secretary for security Regina Ip, notorious for her arrogant and bureaucratic handling of the territory's controversial proposed anti-subversion law (article 23 of Hong Kong's Basic Law, the territory's "constitution"),

BY THIAGO OPPERMANN
All of Australia's politicians — from Prime Minister John Howard to Greens senator Bob Brown — agree that the Solomon Islands is ripe for some tutelage. That state "failed" and "anarchy" reigns as "warlords terrorise"

MELBOURNE — Workers from One Steel subsidiary Martin Bright Steels have been on strike for more than two weeks, as part of the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union's Campaign 2003. The strike follows two weeks of overtime bans. The workers are

ALEIDA GUEVARA is a Cuban pediatrician and the eldest daughter of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara and Aleida March. She works at the William Soler Children's Hospital in Havana, but has also used her skills to aid the people of

[The following statement was issued in Sydney on July 18 by Action in Solidarity with Asia and the Pacific (ASAP).]
Plans to "interdict" North Korean shipping and the Pentagon's Operations Plan 5030 (brought to light in the July 21 US News and

BY SUE BOLTON MELBOURNE — In a victory for militant unionism, the Members Reform Team, consisting of rank-and-file postal workers, has won control of the Victorian postal and telecommunications (P&T) branch of the communications division of the

Pages

Subscribe to 546