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Karen Fletcher & Sue Bolton, Melbourne Up to 150,000 working people defied current industrial laws to march on Melbourne's city streets on June 30, in protest at the federal Coalition government's next wave of attacks on workers' rights. The
BY BREE MCKILLIGAN For the fourth year running, Australia's only prison radio broadcasts will go to air. Indigenous prisoners in Victoria will be broadcasting live radio from July 4-8 on community radio 3CR during NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and
Dare to be a Daniel: Then and NowBy Tony BennHutchinson, 2004278 pages REVIEW BY ALEX MILLER Tony Benn is rightfully one of the most well-respected figures in the history of the British Labour Party during the second half of the 20th century.
InfluenceWritten by David WilliamsonDirected by Bruce MylesStarring John Waters, Octavia Barron-Martin, Zoe Carides and Vanessa DowningMelbourne Theatre CompanyAt the Playbox, Melbourne, until August 30 REVIEW BY VANNESSA HEARMAN Influence is
What it's really all about "An early withdrawal would have serious negative consequences. Iraq would be in danger of exploding into civil war; jihadists would claim they had beaten the American infidels; many Iraqis would feel abandoned by the
Kerry Smith, Sydney On August 30, at a cocktail party in the Sydney Opera House, Prime Minister John Howard will open the fifth Forbes Global CEO Conference — a corporate scumbag festival of the highest proportions. More than 300 CEOs — war
Paul Oboohov, Canberra On June 29, 200 people attended a public forum organised by Unions ACT at Old Parliament House to hear a range of speakers on Prime Minister John Howard's planned new anti-union laws. Paul Munro, the retired vice-president
During the 20th century, the Earth's average temperature increased by 0.6 degrees Celcius. The warmest year of that century was 1998, and the warmest decade was the 1990s. During the 20th century, the sea level rose by 10-20cm, and the Earth's snow
On June 29, a heavily armed gunmen on the Brazil-Paraguay border attacked a group of Guarani Indians, hours after the Guarani, part of the Sombrerito community, had moved back onto land they had been forcibly evicted from 30 years ago by a cattle
Chris Latham Despite heavy showers, 20,000 people joined the Unions WA-organised rally in Perth on June 30 against PM John Howard's proposed industrial relations laws. Union contingents converged on the Perth Cultural Centre with chants of "What do

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