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The Golden Braid The Golden Braid Directed by Paul Cox Written by Paul Cox and Barry Dickens Based on a story by Guy de Maupassant Reviewed by Debra Wirth Perhaps if director Paul Cox, in introducing his latest film at the premier in Sydney,

The Bombs Falling on You Are Friendly By Rosemary Evans How it must annoy and fluster To be killed by bombs called cluster, By your own side, land so free, Bringing real democracee! When to smash Iraq you're trying (Yet through Yankee bombs

Blood and Oil Forever By Phil Shannon (Lyrics adapted from "Stars and Stripes Forever" by J.P. Sousa) From the forests of Vietnam to the deserts of Iraq We will fight for good old Uncle Sam we will pillage, loot and sack We have liberated

Cambodia — the Betrayal By John Pilger Reviewed by Helen Jarvis ABC Television finally screened John Pilger's latest film on Sunday night. Although Pilger is Australian, we only got to see it months after it was shown in more than 30 other

Farewell Perestroika: A Soviet Chronicle By Boris Kagarlitsky Verso. 1990. $29.95. Reviewed by Sally Low That the reform process in the Soviet Union is currently under threat can be read in just about any Western newspaper you choose to pick

Amongst Equals By Tom Zubrycki available on illegal video throughout Australia Reviewed by Barry Healy Tom Zubrycki has produced a revealing work about the Australian trade union movement. But it reveals more in what is passed over and in the

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit Directed by Beeban Kidron Based on the novel by Jeanette Winterson Academy Twin Cinemas 1991 National Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Reviewed by Stephanie Miller Oranges is the witty, optimistic, sometimes sad

Coming soon Rory McLeod is back in Australia and is touring with Kev Carmody. A coming issue of Green Left will have an interview with Rory on folk music, politics and cultural dissent. Rory and Kev will be playing at Groome Park Hotel,

Our Woman in KabulBy Irris MaklerBantam Books, 2003356 pages, $32.95
REVIEW BY HARRY THROSSELL
A revealing aspect of Irris Makler's multi-layered book, Our Woman in Kabul, is her account of the US government's support for Osama bin Laden, and

REVIEW BY NANCY ATKIN
1975Melbourne Workers Theatre and the Canto Coro choirNorth Melbourne Town Hall Arts House, cnr Errol and Queensberry streetsWednesdays to Saturdays, 7.30pm, until June 7Tickets:$25 ($20 for union members, $15

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