In Defence of PornographyBy Paul WilsonUNSW Press Ltd, 1995. $5Reviewed by Patricia Brien In Defence of Pornography deals with the issues surrounding censorship in relation to pornography.
Paul Wilson discusses the difficulties inherent in defining

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

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

By Bronwen Blockley
FREMANTLE — Residents opposed to massive sand dredging operations and groyne extensions at South Beach have formed Friends of South Beach, a community action group to combat the $3.6 million development plan. The prevailing

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

By Norm Dixon
"South Africa will emerge more vigorously as an investment destination with a promising return. We are open for business", declared South African deputy president Thabo Mbeki at a meeting of European business leaders in Cannes on June

FifaAngélique KidjoProduced Jean HebrailMango Records through PolygramReviewed by Pip Hinman Fifa, Angélique Kidjo's latest album, was produced, she says, "in a very special way". Kidjo went back to the land of her birth and much of her

Solitary AnimalsBy Elaine AcworthSydney Theatre Company, Wharf 2Reviewed by Tony Smith This new, very Australian, play is powerful and confronting, sometimes dense with emotion and occasionally overstretched. It is daring theatre, risking a great

Cantata Santa Maria de Iquique and Somos FuertesDirected by Mark DunbarPresented by Bemac Space Yungabar, Brisbane, July 5-14Reviewed by Lynda Hansen After the success of the 1995 epic production of Canto General, musical director Mark Dunbar has


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