BY CHRIS LATHAM PERTH — On September 24, 500 angry public school teachers rallied outside the Western Australian parliament to demand that Premier Geoff Gallop's Labor government agree to the log of claims their union has put to the government.
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On September 25, the Katsina State Sharia Court of Appeal in Nigeria overturned Amina Lawal's conviction for adultery and a sentence to be stoned to death. Lawal was convicted because she bore a child to a man she was divorced from. She has endured
BY JOHN PILGER At the British Labour Party conference following the September 11, 2001, attacks, Prime Minister Tony Blair said memorably: "To the Afghan people, we make this commitment. We will not walk away... If the Taliban regime changes, we
BY BUSTER SOUTHERLEY ALBUQUERQUE — More than 400 supporters of New Mexico teacher and Green Left Weekly writer Bill Nevins packed the prestigious KiMo Theater here on September 14 for a program of poetry and song titled, "Poetic Justice:
On September 25, Professor EDWARD SAID died. The Electronic Intifada's ALI ABUNIMAH, ARJAN EL FASSED, LAURIE KING-IRANI and NIGEL PARRY pay tribute. Professor Said maintained his relentless engagement with people, culture, and politics all over the
BY MIKE DAVIS LOS ANGELES — Voters in California are set to go to the polls on October 7. The two-part ballot will ask whether state governor Gray Davis should be removed. It will then ask voters to choose from among 135 candidates, including
BY BELINDA CRANSTON SYDNEY — A modest brick veneer building is tucked behind a prominent RSL club in Second Avenue, Blacktown, in Sydney's outer western suburbs. Inside, a dozen or so members of a Serbian Orthodox Church community stand while
VPN and the 'Troops out' demand Reading James Vassilopoulos article "Canberrans organise against Bush" (Green Left Weekly #555), I was very surprised at Socialist Alternative member Rick Kuhn's justification not to adopt the demand "All troops out"
BY ALISON THORNE Supporters of Freedom Socialist Party candidate for Position 5 in the Seattle City Council election, held on September 16, were jubilant when the result was announced. Candidate Linda Averill, a city bus driver and journalist with