“Socialism will save Venezuela; socialism will save the world”, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on May 10 during his weekly TV program Alo Presidente.
MELBOURNE—Thirteen workers have protested outside Tieman Industries in the northern suburb of Keon Park since they were sacked on April 30. They are members of the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU). Many had been working at the company for more than 10 years.
In the early 1960s, it was the Irish of Derry who would phone late at night, speaking in a single breath, spilling out stories of discrimination and injustice. Who listened to their truth until the violence began?
Government backbenchers have been challenged to live on $227 a week — the equivalent of the dole — by the National Welfare Rights Network.
The Unite union is New Zealand’s newest trade union and one of its most dynamic.
On May 3, Visteon workers occupying their west Belfast plant voted to end their 36-day sit-in protest, An Phoblacht said on May 7.
We Will Not Fight: The Untold Story of World War One’s Conscientious Objectors
By Will Ellsworth-Jones
Aurum Press, 2008
296 pp, $49.95 (hb)
At an April 5 anti-NATO protest in Strasboug, Matthis Chiroux apologised to Afghan feminist Malalai Joya for the crimes of the US-led occupation of Joya’s country.
Star Trek
Directed by JJ Abrams
Written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman
With Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy and Eric Bana
The Bologna process is the name for the measures contained in the proposed European Higher Education Area. The stated aim of the European Union’s EHEA is to create compatible and coherent higher education systems across the continent.


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