Forty people attended a launch of the latest publication from Resistance Books, The Aboriginal Struggle and the Left on February 20.
Apparently, the corporate media doesn’t consider this to be newsworthy: the confession to a Colombian prosecutor of 30,000 murders by paramilitaries linked to the regime of President Alvaro Uribe.
Israeli murders of Palestinian resistance leaders are not normally condemned by Australian government ministers. Not even the 2002 murder of Salah Shehade in Gaza, in which the murder weapon was a one-tonne bomb from an F-16 jet, and 14 other people, nine of them children, were killed.
No … politeness, happiness, humanity Have … pain, sorrow, suffering Nobody is here … to love us Nobody is here … to be honesty We are suffering without love We were expecting politeness We were looking for humanity. But We couldn't
Ted Kennedy, Priest of Redfern By Edmund Campion, David Lovell Publishing, 2009 201 pages, $24.95
The US authorities continue to harbour Branko Marinkovic, a leader of the Bolivian right-wing opposition accused of financing a terrorist cell to assassinate Bolivian President Evo Morales.
The Australian government continues to ignore the almost 250 Tamil refugees holding out on a boat in the port of Merak, West Java. But the conditions onboard grow more severe each day.
A sub-editing error in Green Left Weekly #827, in the article “Teacher activists elected to union council”, meant that the article gave the impression that the issue of performance pay leading up to the NSW Teachers’ Federation’s 2009 annual conference was debated at the February 2010 Council.
An asylum seeker accused of rioting in the Christmas Island detention centre on November 21 recently contacted a refugee advocate about living conditions inside. The refugee advocate asked Green Left Weekly to withhold both their name.
In January, Bolivia’s left-wing President Evo Morales began his second term by appointing a new cabinet in which women are equally represented for the first time.