BY EVA CHENG On August 7, the United States government formally demanded that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) set up a dispute settlement panel in order to legally challenge the European Union's five-year de facto ban on the new approval of
BY JORGE JORQUERA Beginning in Perth on September 4, Venezuelan student activist Alvaro Guzman will start a speaking tour of Australia. Guzman is the national director of the Bolivarian Student Front. He will address public meetings in all capital
BY ALEX MILNE MELBOURNE — Four-hundred people rallied at Parliament House on August 27 to demand that the Strzelecki forests be protected. Protesters called for the creation of a Strzelecki Ranges National Park. Greens senator Bob Brown addressed
BY SUE BOLTON MELBOURNE — Postal workers took their anger at the bullying tactics of Australia Post to the streets on August 24. It was a warning to AP that postal workers were ready to fight to reverse a policy that disallows workers in AP shops
BY LUKE WEYLAND SYDNEY — The Socialist Alliance has established its newest branch in Auburn, covering the Western Sydney area from Granville to Strathfield to Yagoona. It has 13 members and a healthy number of supporters and contacts. The area
BY CONN HALLINAN The decision by the US administration to sue the European Union over its moratorium on genetically modified (GM) foods before the World Trade Organisation (WTO) may be aimed less at the EU than at developing countries, which are
The following announcement, headed "Towards a united demonstration on October 25", was posted to several email lists operated by United For Peace and Justice on August 28. UFPJ is the broadest of the anti-war coalitions in the United States. It will
BY SARAH STEPHEN In August, Afghan refugees in Australia started receiving letters from the immigration department demanding they leave the country. It seems the Australian government intends to deport all Afghan asylum seekers holding temporary
BY BARRY SHEPPARD SAN FRANCISCO — The recall election of Governor Gray Davis in California continues to generate more interest than recent elections. People throughout the state are registering to vote in record numbers. There is a sense of
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