The Native Title Market By David Ritter UWA Publishing, 2009 120 pages, $19.95
EM>Socialism & Modernity By Peter Beilharz University of Minnesota Press, 2009 225 pages, $47.95 (pb).
Since 2006, a group of activists in Melbourne have gathered on January 20 to commemorate two Aboriginal freedom fighters, Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner, who were hanged on that day in 1842.
Iraqi Girl: Diary of a Teenage Girl in Iraq
Edited by Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, developed by John Ross Haymarket Books, Chicago, 2009 206 pp, $24.95
An Australian Education Union (AEU) commissioned report by Dr Jim McMorrow has revealed that the federal Labor government continues to fund private schools at the expense of public schools, just as the previous Coalition government did.
A new study has revealed that a major glacier in Antarctica could collapse because of warmer seas caused by climate change, ScienceDaily.com said on January 18.
What do league tables do? Rank schools according to the performance of their students, much like football teams are ranked after each round. What's the problem with them? They ignore the social, economic and cultural differences between
Left-wing Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said that a conspiracy to destabilise his country, funded by the right-wing factions in the United States, has been uncovered, a January 4 Juventud Rebelde article said.
Since 1993, oil giant Texaco, owned by Chevron since 2001, has been fighting an ongoing legal and publicity battle against an unlikely adversary.
Emergildo Criollo, 51, is a community leader of the indigenous Cofan nationality and has lived in Dureno since his small community was displaced from their ancestral lands. Since a massive oil spill in the 1960s contaminated the Aguarico River, his
It was pretty clear that Democrat candidate Martha Coakley’s goose was cooked before the polls closed in the January 19 Massachusetts election to fill deceased Democrat Ted Kennedy’s seat in the US Senate.
Raft By Howard Goldenberg Hybrid Publishers, 2009 225 pages, $29.95 (pb) When it comes to closing the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal health, Howard Goldenberg's new book, Raft, could be just what the doctor ordered. Goldenberg is a Melbourne-based medic who also works as a locum, stepping in for doctors in some of Australia's farthest-flung communities. Raft is his account of those experiences.
United States: 'Post-racial' reality "According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in November 2009 unemployment for whites was 9.3%, but 15.6% for Blacks … Long-term unemployment … is twice as high for African Americans. "Black
The ring of mighty warships off the coast of Port-au-Prince is a stark symbol of the true intentions of the U.S. government in its "humanitarian" mission following Haiti's devastating earthquake.
Waving banners saying “Yes to expropriation!” workers from the supermarket chain Exito celebrated the decision of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to nationalise the French-Colombian owned transnational company for speculation offences on January 17.
On January 19, German political police raided the Berlin and Dresden offices of several anti-Nazi groups, including the Dresden Nazi-Free Alliance, No Pasaran, Red Stuff and the left-wing party Die Linke.