Birzeit University web site (http://www.birzeit.edu/) — Birzeit University, in the West Bank, has a long history of involvement with struggle of the Palestinian people. Birzeit University is known worldwide for its commitment to the principles of

By Jo Williams and Tully Bates
MELBOURNE — Fifty angry supporters of the campaign against cuts to apprentice and trainee wages picketed Peter Reith's luncheon with big business at the Grand Hyatt on July 18. The picket, initiated by Resistance,

By Mike Leach
As the international gathering "against neo-liberalism and for humanity" called by the Zapatistas (EZLN) convenes in Chiapas, the primary issue of land distribution remains as the unresolved focal point of resistance to Mexico's

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

The Coalition is still pushing its line that environmental repair requires the selling of our national publicly owned telecommunications company, Telstra. This pretense of environmental concern is wearing thin, however, with the raft of other

By Lisa Macdonald
On July 5, Michael Anthony Blackman was found hanging in the hospital ward at Lotus Glen Prison in Mareeba, Queensland. He was 26 years old. Blackman's death mirrors the circumstances surrounding the death by hanging two days

On August 10, the Democratic Socialist Party and Resistance in Brisbane will hold their annual Green Left Weekly dinner. This year, however, it will be bigger and better than usual, for it will mark 10 years since the opening of the new Resistance

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

Towards Restoring Village LifeTold by Meas Nee with Joan Healy as listener and scribe$10 from Overseas Services Bureau, 71 Argyle St, Fitzroy Vic 3065Reviewed by Peter Arfanis Krom Akphiwat Phum (the Group to Develop the Village) is a Cambodian

By Susan Lazlo
In moves to penalise people who are not able to find work, the federal government announced plans to save $100 million by introducing a "dole diary" and set up a "dob in a dole bludger" hot line for employers to report job seekers


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