By Norm Dixon Despite their picket lines being raided by armed riot police and strikers being jailed, evicted from their company-owned houses and physically attacked by company thugs, 700 workers at the Vatukoula gold mine in Fiji remain on
By Debbie Stothard Supporters of democracy in Burma from throughout the world are calling on their governments to eject the illegitimate rulers of Burma from the seat they hold in the United Nations General Assembly. The call marks the second
Hidden Things worth looking for Hidden Things Paul Kelly and the Messengers Mushroom through Festival RecordsAvailable on CD and Cassette Reviewed by Deb Sorensen If you're a Paul Kelly devotee and have most of his albums, you would have
ADELAIDE — Close to 500 people marched from Parliament House to Victoria Square on May 27 to mark the 25th anniversary of the vote for Aboriginal "citizenship" in Australia. Union speaker John Hartley summed up the feeling of the day when he
International speakers at July conference By Sean Malloy A range of international guest speakers will be a feature of the 21st national conference of Resistance, to be held in Melbourne July 4-6. Speaking from the Indonesian National Youth
WA meatworkers locked out By Glenn Ferguson and Geoff Spencer PERTH — Workers at Preston River abattoir at Dardanup in south-west WA have been locked out in a dispute over unfair contracts. The lockout followed the union's (AMIEU) decision
By Julia Perkins SYDNEY — More than 100 women and men demonstrated outside the offices of Kerry Packer's Australian Consolidated Press in Park Street on May 26 to protest against the sexist portrayal of women in the media. The rally was
Next issue Green Left Weekly is taking a one-week holiday. (If Paul Keating gets his way and Australia becomes a republic, will we get the president's birthday off?) Our next issue will be the one dated June 17.
A memo by the World Bank's chief economist recommending that polluting industries be concentrated in the Third World highlights the "economic logic" that selectively targets poor people and their countries for environmental devastation. The
No means no Sex without consent is rape. By definition, a woman can never "ask" to be raped. But logic is blocked out of prejudiced minds, even the supposedly best educated ones. On May 4, the NSW Victims' Compensation Tribunal rejected a


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