BY GEOFF PAYNE
NEWCASTLE — There is mounting pressure on Premier Bob Carr's Labor government to retain rail services throughout NSW, as people organise to defend public transport. In the face of this, the government and its lackeys can only lie
BY GEOFF PAYNE
BY PETER BOYLE
Simon Crean has gone, but is his replacement any better? The answer was a foregone conclusion even before the December 2 Labor caucus vote.
The main options delivered by ALP powerbrokers are: Kim "Bomber" Beazley, Mark
In fourth place on Business Review Weekly's 2003 young rich list was Eddie Groves, head of the child-care company ABC Learning Centres. At 14th place was his competitor Michael Gordon, who runs the new Peppercorn Management Group. Six years since the
BY FEDERICO FUENTES
PERTH — The fight for Aboriginal rights, and for a better world, received a blow on November 26, with the passing away of Yaluritja Clarrie Isaacs.
Clarrie, an Aboriginal activist, trade unionist, artist and fighter for
BY LISA MACDONALD
The November 18 assault on Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) national secretary Doug Cameron has generated a torrent of speculation in the corporate media about who committed the assault and why.
Despite there being
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REVIEW BY NICK FREDMAN
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BY JOHN PILGER
Shortly before the disastrous visit to Britain by US President George Bush on November 19-21, British Prime Minister Tony Blair was at the Cenotaph on November 11 to mark Remembrance Day. It was an unusual glimpse of a state killer
BY DALE McKINLEY
JOHANNESBURG — If the public analyses of the African National Congress (ANC) government's November 13 "medium-term budget policy statement" are anything to go by, economic debate in South Africa is in a sad state. There has been
BY BILL MASON
BRISBANE — The current US occupation of Iraq has "great parallels with the US war on Vietnam" in the 1960s and 1970s, Gary MacLennan, Queensland University of Technology lecturer and radical scholar, told a forum held at the