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While green activists around the country discuss last week's call by Tasmanian independent MP Bob Brown for a national green party, it seems some leaders of the green movement are pressing ahead already. Green Left Weekly has received a report
By Kevin Healy A week when our great and beloved socialist government may consider that all that doesn't glitter is gold. Or, as our great and beloved prime minister, Nuclear Hawke himself, said, "I — uh — can't recollect deciding not to tax
ERNEST MANDEL delivered the comments below in Moscow in January, when the Russian edition of the magazine Socialism of the Future was presented to the Soviet media. The magazine is a theoretical journal published by the Spanish, Italian, French and
By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Queensland conservationists are angered by a government-appointed task force's recommendation to approve the controversial Tully-Millstream hydroelectric project. They are considering a Franklin-style mass civil
Australia moves on oil By Richard Ingram The Hawke government is moving swiftly to sell off Timorese oil following implementation of the Timor Gap treaty with Indonesia. Federal resources minister Alan Griffiths announced on April 9 that the
US victimising Gulf War opponents Twenty-one US Marine Corp reservists who refused to take part in the Gulf War are being subject to all forms of maltreatment while in detention, according to the news service of the Paris-based organisation
By Jeremy Lawson The seminar was held in the plush offices of the local council. I could pick out the other invitees from the people who normally did business in the building. The receptionist had no trouble doing the same. She silently
Multiculturalism Australian style Manuel Rodriguez Most politicians, bureaucrats and an array of often self-appointed "ethnic leaders" give unqualified support to the local brand of multiculturalism. But is Australia really a multicultural
Support for Timor By Dawn McEwan SYDNEY — The struggle of the East Timorese people against Indonesian occupation was highlighted at a public meeting of 100 people at the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre on April 7. The speaker was Robert Domm, whose
By Dick Nichols SYDNEY — A small paper products plant in the outer Sydney suburb of Emu Plains has become the latest battlefield in the ongoing drive to break the back of Australia's already weakened trade unions. On March 4, at Vista Paper
Qld students campaign for security By Philippa Stanford BRISBANE — Staff and students at the University of Queensland are campaigning for increased security on campus. While this has always been an issue, the fight intensified after a woman was
US company targets Chile's rainforest A US development company Washington has made bids on 750,000 acres (300,000 hectares in the heart of southern Chile's old-growth-forested fjords. Horton-Davis Enterprises, a relatively small company, has