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Brewery struggle continues Perth — The struggle to halt redevelopment of the old Swan Brewery site has entered another year and shows no sign of abating, despite the actions of WA government-backed developer Multiplex. The company used
By Vivienne Porzsolt and Tom Jordan About 30 boats of the Sydney Peace Squadron took to Sydney Harbour at 7 a.m. on January 9, to protest against the arrival of the giant US aircraft carrier Ranger, with its four companion ships. Three
Protest at deportation of Palestinians Story and photo by Miriam Tramer Jewish, Arab and other Australians joined forces in a protest picket against the Israeli deportation of 415 Palestinians into Israeli-occupied southern Lebanon.
Colours Colours is an exhilarating presentation of two distinct pieces by the Aboriginal Islander Dance Company. The first is traditional dance with guest artists from the Tiwi people of Bathurst Island and Murray Island in the Torres
Snouts in the trough By Peter Boyle MELBOURNE — Under Jeff Kennett's new order, austerity is the watchword in the public sector. To underline the point that all are to be hit equally, the premier says that he will do nothing to help
Guatemala: human rights violations MEXICO CITY — A total of 1516 human rights violations — an average of four every day — were committed in Guatemala in 1992, according to the latest annual report by the independent Human Rights
Comment by Norm Dixon and Lisa Macdonald Under the guise of a "humanitarian mission" to ensure that food reaches starving people, a US-led force of almost 35,000 heavily armed combat troops have firmly entrenched themselves in Somalia.
Moulding the minds of Israeli children By Miriam Tramer Izkor (Slaves of Memory), shown at the Israeli film festival at the end of last year, is a film about the way the Israeli education system moulds the minds of young people to
'Mad Dog' Kennett, Labor and elections After a decade in office the Western Australian Labor government, with absolutely nothing to recommend it, goes to the polls on February 6. It won't campaign on the basis of a dynamic record of
Future of New Left Party uncertain By Sean Malloy A national meeting in March may determine whether the New Left Party will continue to exist, according to several prominent members. Rumours have been circulating in progressive
Comment by Allen Myers Part of the population-environment debate in recent issues of Green Left has focused on Paul Erlich's formula I=PAT. This attempts to relate environmental impact to population, average levels of affluence or consumption
Credibility problems Western Australian coalition industrial relations spokesperson Graham Kierath, denying that his industrial relations reforms would make anybody worse off or lose their jobs, admitted that "Kennett does cause us
Summer of protests in Tasmania By Natasha Simons HOBART — The Wilderness Society's "long hot summer" campaign of national forest protests began in Tasmania on January 11. TWS national director Karenne Jurd says 150 volunteers have
Fairfield prepares for Carnivale SYDNEY — Multicultural Fairfield in western Sydney is preparing for a range of activities during Carnivale, January 22 to February 6. Cabravale Park and Freedom Plaza, Cabramatta, will come alive for the
See Ya Next Century Chrissie Parrot Dance Company and Robyn Archer Belvoir Street Theatre, Sydney, until January 23 Phone 699 3444 or festival Ticketek Reviewed by Anne O'Grady The performance of this "funny bitter cabaret" is
Temperate forest conference Your feature article on the threat to our native forests (GL #82)had a photo of David Bellamy described as a "world renowned botanist". I urge all readers to regard with extreme caution and cynicism Green

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