By Sarah Gormley ADELAIDE — South Australian Justice Derek Bollen's suggestion to a jury that a husband is entitled to use "rougher than usual handling" to force himself on his wife continues to generate public debate. But much of the
Gas Food Lodging A film written and directed by Allison Anders Starring Brooke Adams, Ione Skye and Fairuza Balk Showing in Melbourne at the Kino Reviewed by Peter Boyle Allison Anders' debut film is something special. She demolishes
Determined campaign to defend Victorian schools By Kylie Budge MELBOURNE — Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett is continuing to implement his vision of education — against the wishes of teachers, students and parents. Education
CYNOG DAFIS was elected to the British parliament in April 1992. A member of the radical nationalist Plaid Cymru (Party of Wales), the former school teacher ran in alliance with the Green Party. Dafis spoke recently with Green Left Weekly's FRANK
By Miriam Tramer The Palestinians stranded in southern Lebanon after illegal deportation by Israel are suffering from cold, and their health is deteriorating sharply. The Israeli government has yielded to international criticism only to the
Screen: Three Black Filmmakers — Featuring John Akomfrah from the London-based Black Audio Film Collective, veteran USA director William Greaves, whose film from the '60s, Symbiopsychtaxoplasm has been revived as a classic, and Australian
By Emma McDonald SYDNEY — A Federal Airports Corporation discussion paper proposing to demolish the suburb of Sydenham because it will be severely affected by noise from the new Sydney airport third runway, "is just another case of jumping
By Frank Noakes "A major new effort to develop jobs which protect the environment", was how the January 18 joint statement by the Australian Council of Trade Unions and the Australian Conservation Foundation described their joint Green Jobs
Pham Thanh's continuing war Connections: Thanh's War 8.30 p.m. Friday, February 5, SBS Television (8 p.m. Adelaide) Reviewed by Stephen Robson Pham Thanh was 12 years old in December 1968, when his family were killed as US soldiers
BRISBANE — Fifty women attended the International Women's Day Collective meeting on January 19. The theme this year will be around the Year of Indigenous Peoples, with Murri women taking a strong role in the collective. It was also suggested
By Max Lane Students from major campuses around Java and farmers from the Blangguan area of East Java were arrested on Saturday, January 23 during protest action against the local marine base. A marine battalion which wants the area is
Leading us down the garden path By Darin Huddy ADELAIDE — South Australia's national parks and wildlife reserves are heading for a crisis, battling feral animals, weeds and a lack of funds from the Labor government. Although land