Save Kevin Cooper!
I am writing to ask for your support in the campaign to save the life of an innocent death row inmate named Kevin Cooper. Kevin, an African-American, is set to be executed on February 10 by the state of California. His 20-year

Censored 2004: the Top 25 Censored StoriesBy Peter Phillips and Project CensoredSeven Stories Press, 2003367 pages, $36 (pb)
On February 5, 2003, the day US Secretary of State Colin Powell made his case for war against Iraq

On January 14, US President George Bush announced the he had set a human mission to Mars as a long-range goal after NASA, the US space agency, builds a base on the Moon.
According to the January 16 Washington Post, a senior Bush administration

Sue Bolton, Melbourne
The postal and telecommunications section of the Communication Workers' Union (CWU P&T) set up an indefinite picket outside Australia Post's new Melbourne parcel facility on January 23, after negotiations with management broke

Kerryn Williams
A national survey conducted by Roy Morgan Research last August found that 25% of Australians do not believe their local hospital would provide them with adequate treatment if they had an accident.
If a quarter of the population

Kerryn Williams
Last August, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) reported that older people, in particular those on low incomes, are receiving poor health care.
Almost 20% of people requiring a place in a high-care facility wait more

Mara Ochoa
March 10 will mark a watershed day in the long history of US hypocrisy in international relations. This is the date set by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments by attorneys for five Cuban nationals who, while working

Doug Lorimer
Filmmaker Michael Moore announced on his web site on January 14 that he would be backing retired US Army general Wesley Clark to the Democratic Party's candidate in the 2004 presidential election.
"I believe that Wesley Clark will

Doug Lorimer
As former US treasury secretary Paul O'Neill recently confirmed, Washington's post-9/11 "war on terror" was a coldly calculated conspiracy by the administration of US President George Bush, begun from its first week in office, to

Andrew Hall & Sarah Stephen
At its January 29-31 conference, the ALP will decide on a new policy towards refugees and asylum seekers. Framed by the impending national election, the policy debate is likely to be heated. Labor for Refugees has been


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