The History WarsBy Stuart Macintyre and Anna ClarkMelbourne University Publishing 2003288 pages, $29.95 REVIEW BY BRONWYN POWELL & IGGY KIM History, and the lessons that we derive from it, is a weapon in social struggle; all sides wield it as a
ZIMBABWE: Trade unionists arrested On August 5, five union leaders were arrested under the Public Order and Security Act for "conducting a riot, disorder or intolerance". The four leaders were attending a Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions workshop
SYDNEY — On August 3, University of Western Sydney students protested against the increasing course and subject cuts at the university's Bankstown campus. The cuts will affect at least 80% of Bankstown students, and are being implemented to
Indonesia: Art, Activism and Rock 'N' Roll — The members of Taring Padi use art as a medium for education and liberation to empower the working classes of Indonesia. SBS, Friday, August 13, 3.30pm. Message Stick: Bob Maza — Profiles Bob Maza,
Kerryn Williams On August 3, the Labor parliamentary caucus formally decided to endorse the US-Australia Free Trade Agreement, despite sustained opposition from unions, community groups and the ALP's own left faction. The same day, US President
3 Central Queensland protests US base Over 10% of the population of Yepoon, central Queensland, rallied on August 1 against plans for a joint US-Australia military "training centre" in nearby Shoalwater Bay. Hundreds of people took to the town
Stuart Munckton Staff and students at Sydney's Davidson High School have come under attack for their performance in this year's Rock Eisteddfod, which criticises the war on Iraq. On August 6, Socialist Alliance NSW Senate candidate Kylie Moon
One of the most famous writings in the history of socialism is the Junius Pamphlet, written by German socialist Rosa Luxemburg in 1915 while she was in prison for opposing the first world war. Obviously, many things have changed in the world and in