What's in the latest Green Left Weekly? #415 August 9, 2000

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                            Green Left Weekly,
                                 Issue #415
                               August 9, 2000

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Green Left Weekly provides news, information, opinion and debate from an
environmental and left perspective.

Featured this week: REFUGEES PROTEST: AUSTRALIA ABUSES HUMAN RIGHTS

The government's responses to recent protests by desperate asylum seekers
at each of the immigration detention centres around Australia reveal its
complete disregard for refugees' basic human rights.
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COVER STORY

 * Australia abuses refugees' human rights
 * Villawood repression sparks outrage
 * Villawood under siege
 * Ruddock's hasty retreat

GLOBAL ACTION AGAINST CORPORATE TYRANNY

 * Green Left launches web site to cover September 11 protests in
   Melbourne -- http://www.greenleft.org.au/globalaction/s11
 * Global Economic Forum Global Compact: Heroes of the planet?
 * Tobin tax: for `order' or against it?
 * Globalisation's myths and victims

FEATURES

 * HISTORICAL FEATURE: POLAND -- The rise and degeneration of
   Solidarity

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 * Lift the sanctions on Iraq!
 * IRAQ: Death for oil
 * FIJI: `Indigenous rights' smokescreen for elite rule
 * FIJI: Why the military turned on Speight
 * SOUTH AFRICA: COSATU bitterly condemns labour law changes
 * SOUTH AFRICA: iGoli 2002 -- is the future private?
 * INDONESIA: Military attacks student demonstrators
 * WEST TIMOR: Refugees face militia terror
 * PERU: Massive protests against Fujimori's inauguration
 * VENEZUELA: Left populist wins landslide victory
 * CHILE: Pinochet's victims demand justice
 * PAKISTAN: Workers sacked for forming union
 * PORTUGAL: `Globalise the struggles'
 * BRITAIN: Refugees imprisoned

AUSTRALIAN NEWS

 * Friends of the Earth/GLW conference discusses global action
 * Aborigines determined to hold Olympics protests
 * ALP votes to support mandatory sentencing
 * Hiroshima Day
 * Military `consultation' attracts protest

CULTURAL DISSENT

 * Janis Ian: Setting the record straight
 * Rules of Engagement -- Rules of racism
 * Asian Dub Foundation gets five red stars
 * BP rogue web site contest
 * The art of fighting back

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