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Superphenix will not rise PARIS — The French government's decision not to restart the controversial Superphenix plutonium "fast breeder" reactor (FBR) is the final curtain call for the plutonium economy, Greenpeace said on June 30. The
During World War II, the industrial city of Chelyabinsk in the southern Urals was dubbed "Tankograd" (Tank City), as its huge tractor factory was switched to producing the tanks crucial to Soviet victory. Today Chelyabinsk and its people are
Judith Ward was released from prison on May 11 after successfully challenging the British system of justice which had confined her to 18 years imprisonment when for years nearly all those concerned — the police, the courts and the British Home
By Norm Dixon LONDON — "The South African government is responsible for the violence because it does not want to stop it ... De Klerk is lying when he says he knows nothing about it. Either his government is directly concerned or they are
In the British House of Lords on July 2, the following questions were addressed to the government by Lord Avebury. The government's reply has not yet been reported. Whether Kustanto Widiatmoko, platoon leader in the First Armour Squadron of the
By Greg Peters When the Wall fell, the rubble rolled towards Bonn. One of the hidden political costs of reunification was the problem of rubbish. Germans throw away 40 million tonnes of it every year. Bonn was used to paying to dispose of waste
Anti-gay law in Nicaragua On June 11, Nicaragua's National Assembly passed Latin America's most repressive sodomy law. The Sandinista bloc opposed the law but was outvoted by the right-wing forces of the pro-US UNO coalition. By 43 votes to
The African National Congress on June 21 suspended negotiations with the white minority government following the massacre of 39 people in Boipatong township. The Boipatong killings appear as part of a pattern of government-sponsored violence,
By Sean Malloy Ross Debrecery is a member of New Zealand's NewLabour Party and a student at Otago University in Dunedin. He will be attending Resistance's 21st national conference in Melbourne July 4-6. Debrecery talked to Green Left Weekly
Attacks by British army thugs on the small nationalist town of Coalisland in County Tyrone have caused political reverberations in London and Dublin. First the British army announced that an officer in the infamous Parachute Regiment had been

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