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Stuart Munckton As part of the Venezuelan government's new anti-tax evasion offensive known as "Plan Zero Evasion", Coca-Cola Femsa, the largest bottler of Coca-Cola in Latin America, was forced to shut down its plants, distribution centres and
NEWCASTLE — The Fairfax-owned Newcastle Herald is engaged in a large-scale shame campaign against graffiti in the city. One issue of the paper featured a picture of the South Newcastle beach skate park, which, like any other skate park, is
Michael Rowney, Perth Somewhere between 13% and 17% of Western Australian children live in poverty, Annolies Truman, one of two Socialist Alliance's standing for the Legislative Council's East Metropolitan Region in the February 26 state election,
Tamara Pearson & Norman Brewer, Sydney "We will have no peace until the truth comes out", Thomas "TJ" Hickey's Aunt Gail told a rally in Redfern on February 13. The protest, attended by more than 200 people, marked the first anniversary of TJ's
MELBOURNE — Workers owed $2.5 million in wages, long service leave, and superannuation by ABM Plastics, now in receivership, have been hit with injunctions to stop them from picketing the company. The injunctions were issued on February 17
Green left Weekly's Alex Salmon spoke to Jakica Zaknic, an activist in the Coogee Coastal Action Coalition who is standing in the Western Australian election as an independent candidate for the South Metropolitan Region. The Coogee Coastal Action
Sydney University student and Socialist Alliance activist Bronwyn Powell spoke to Green Left Weekly's Kerryn Williams about the Freedom Ride's first week travelling by bus through northern and north-western NSW. Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Vanuatu's ombudsman Iolu Abbil, a founding father of his country's independence struggle, told a February 14 gathering to hand land to West Papua, that while Vanuatu "does not have tanks, guns and war planes", it will fight for West Papuan
Federal education minister Brendan Nelson refuses to adequately fund the higher education sector. Yet he has been splurging on corporate hospitality, spending $600,000 on wining and dining business executives, including: $70,508 in 2001-02
Blaxtrax: Local Knowledge — Features Newcastle Indigenous hip-hop trio Local Knowledge, who are loved for their "in your face" lyrics addressing issues of cultural identity and empowerment. SBS, Saturday, February 26, 5.30pm. Message Stick:

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