Bigger than the dinosaur Bully for Brontosaurus By Stephen Jay Gould Penguin, 1992. 540 pp. $16.95. Reviewed by Allen Myers You can't judge a book by its cover, but the cover may contain a few hints. It says something, for example, when
By Steve Painter The risk of a nuclear disaster in one of the most densely populated parts of the world is about to increase dramatically as the Indonesian government presses ahead with a nuclear power program to build up to 12 reactors on the
Cleary urges 'progressive independent' candidates By Pip Hinman MELBOURNE — "The ALP has lost its way and the Opposition is a joke," Phil Cleary, independent MP for Wills, told a public meeting of about 200 people on July 9. The meeting on
Rail workers fight for jobs By Steve Painter SYDNEY — Industrial action is to continue in NSW over State Rail Authority (SRA) plans to shed about 5000 jobs, says railways union (ARU) state vice-president Andrew Baker. Several days of
Airport transport workers have accepted a 6% wage rise following strike action last week by aircraft refuellers and tanker drivers. The strike was the third major action in 18 months over award restructuring in the industry. PERTH — The
By Martin Mulligan MELBOURNE — Encouraged by the response to the campaign of Phil Cleary in the Wills by-election, political activists here are planning a rally for social and economic justice on October 10. This is expected to be close to
Too many cops em = By John Tomlinson There are too many cops here in Canberra, coppers who lie and cheat. But the bourgeoisie of the ACT wants more of them on the beat. There are too many cops here in Canberra coppers who bash and who
Fahey bashes building union By Steve Painter SYDNEY — The minority Liberal government of NSW, under new Premier John Fahey, is preparing legal action for deregistration of the Building Workers Industrial Union (BWIU) in line with a
We have already run two conflicting reviews of Alien 3. ALAN GREEN takes a long at the film from a third standpoint: the alien's. I would like to write a few words in favour of the alien in Alien 3. The film's author, Vincent Ward, does not
By Katrina Newton and Loretta Asquini MELBOURNE — Ladysmith Black Mambazo performed to and dazzled a near capacity audience at the Melbourne Concert Hall on June 29. The South African a cappella group, which has sung with Paul Simon and


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