GLW issue 239, published 1996-07-24.

Wollongong Resistance builds fight against Howard

By Nikki Ulasowski
WOLLONGONG — Resistance activists from Wollongong have returned from the Resistance national conference, held in Melbourne July 5-7, with renewed energy and enthusiasm for building campaigns against the Howard government's

The day that launched the Cuban Revolution

By Jill Hickson
July 26 is the 43rd anniversary of the attack on the Moncada Barracks by a small group of badly armed young Cuban revolutionaries, an attack which failed in its immediate aim but which is considered the day that launched the

The opposition movement in Burma

MUANG MUANG THAN, a student in 1988, joined a million other Burmese in the pro-democracy uprisings that year which were drowned in blood by the State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC). Than then joined 10,000 other students to form a student

Queer Collaborations Conference draws 200

By Rob Cover
PERTH — The Queer Collaborations (QC) Conference was held at the University of WA July 1-5. More than 200 local and interstate individuals attended. Seven plenary sessions ranged over subjects from Aboriginality and sexuality to

Write on: letters to the editor ÄÄ

Anti-social restructuring
The cold-blooded planned closure of 26 CES offices (to begin with, that is) by the dominant elites within the Liberal Party and our senior public servants must surely serve as a final indicator to the one-and-a-half

On the box

Actively Radical TV — Sydney community television's progressive current affairs producers tackle the hard issues from the activist's point of view. CTS Sydney (UHF 31), every Sunday, 4-7pm.
Access News — Melbourne community TV, Channel 31,

ALP betrays Albert Park campaign

By Ben Reid and Jeremy Smith
MELBOURNE — On July 14, members of Save Albert Park held a demonstration to highlight the lies and broken promises of the Victorian government and the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) over the extent of

Howard attacks student unions

By Marina Cameron
On July 8, Howard announced plans to cut funding provided by the previous government to universities in Victoria, WA and Tasmania when Voluntary Student Unionism (VSU) legislation is introduced by state Liberal governments. There

Secondary students unite with teachers

By Natalie Woodlock
HOBART — On July 8, industrial action by the Australian Education Union over a 6.86% pay claim affected around 10% of schools here. The campaign aims to maintain the quality of education and a decent standard of living for

Howard steps up environmental blackmail

By Lisa Macdonald
The illusions of many environmentalists, including some key leaders of the peak environment groups, that the Liberal and National parties' pre-election rhetoric indicated a greener, environmentally more conscious and responsive