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Matthew Cookson A successful and important conference took place in Cairo in Egypt on the December 13-14 weekend. The Second Cairo Conference Against Capitalist Globalisation and US Hegemony brought together anti-war activists from across the
Igor O'Neill & Cam Walker Melbourne-based company Newcrest has come under fire from Australian environmentalists for the situation in its gold mine in Halmahera Island in North Maluku, Indonesia. On January 7, a peaceful protest by community
Anita Lumbus Two Afghan proverbs: "A broken hand can work but a broken heart can't" and "What you do to your enemies today, you will do to your friends tomorrow". Ali is 11 years old and lives in the Western Australian coastal town of Albany. He
Rohan Pearce The January 13 publication of Ron Suskind's book, The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill, has once again stoked the controversy surrounding the pre-war justification given by President
Iraq war and the unions The real question Brian Sketchley (Write On, Green Left Weekly #566) needs to answer, and hasn't yet, is what will it take for the labour movement to take a stand on the war on Iraq? Yes, protests are not going to stop
In a world of his own I "Former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill, pushed out of the administration for not being a team player, says President Bush was so disengaged during cabinet meetings that he was like a 'blind man in a roomful of deaf
Chris Latham, Perth Train drivers on Perth's metropolitan rail-lines stopped work for four hours on January 11 to discuss the Rail, Tram and Bus Union's campaign for a new enterprise agreement. RTBU rail division secretary Bob Christison told Green
Garry Walters On December 1, 2003, I was treated by former Australian Railways Union shunters' committee fellow activist Des Crichton to a trip from Echuca to North Melbourne, for the longstanding annual reunion of shunters. The shunters, other
Sarah Stephen An independent medical team calling itself the Professional Alliance for the Health of Asylum Seekers and their Children, which had been raising money to make a trip to Nauru on January 19, was forced to suspend its trip when the
REVIEW BY LOUIS PROYECT Goodbye Lenin!Directed by Wolfgang BeckerWritten by Wolfgang Becker and Bernd LichtenbergWith Daniel Bruhl, Kathrin Sass, Maria Simon, Chulpan Khamatova, Florian Lukas and Alexander BeyerScreening at Dendy cinemas, Sydney;

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