What's in the latest Green Left Weekly? #416 August 16, 2000

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                            Green Left Weekly,
                                 Issue #416
                              August 16, 2000

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

Featured this week: WHY HOWARD HATES SOLE MOTHERS AND LESBIANS

The Federal Court decision on IVF access has provided PM Howard with a new
opportunity to pursue his crusade to rescue the "married with children"
family.
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COVER STORY

 * Why Howard hates sole mothers and lesbians
 * Victorian ALP distorts fertility debate

FEATURES

 * NOAM CHOMSKY: Unsustainable non-development

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 * FIJI: Why Canberra is soft on military rule
 * BRITAIN: Labour's elitist education
 * ITALY: Appeals to release Chilean dissident
 * COLOMBIA: US aid package for murderous military
 * CISLAC campaigns against US aid
 * AUSTRIA: Peak union plays dead
 * KURDISTAN: Women launch campaign against PUK attacks
 * Shell chief to head renewable energy task force
 * SOUTH KOREA: Kim appoints investigation panel
 * INDONESIA: Suharto thought likely to escape
 * PACIFIC: US military a `toxic criminal'
 * INDONESIA: Students demand military, Golkar leave politics
 * CUBA: Che photographer to sue
 * PAKISTAN: `No more Hiroshimas'
 * INDONESIA: Dita Sari: new labour regulations inadequate
 * EAST TIMOR: Militia attacks increase
 * UNITED STATES: Race and class -- Ralph Nader: `Freedom is
participation in power'
 * UNITED STATES: Anti-corporate activists go cross-country
 * UNITED STATES: Hypocrisy, Republican style
 * UNITED STATES: `The poor will not be disappeared'
 * UNITED STATES: Greenpeace occupies Arctic-bound barge

GLOBAL ACTION AGAINST CORPORATE TYRANNY

 * Green Left launches web site to cover September 11 protests in
Melbourne -- Go to the Global Action web site
 * Protectionism no answer -- fighting for jobs in the global economy
 * S11 Alliance calls for trade union support
 * Rod Quantock to host McDebate
 * S11 forum discusses strategy
 * S11 activists targets Mcdonald's
 * Asian trade unionists to speak
 * S11: high school activists debate tactics

ISSUES

 * Four-year battle for reproductive rights
 * Corporate think tanks assault environmentalism
 * Street sex work criminalised by new bill

AUSTRALIAN NEWS

 * Bondi speak-out on Olympic deceit
 * ALP waters down native title policy
 * Marxism on main street
 * Supporters mobilise for Tent Embassy
 * Olympics: Troops in the streets?
 * Refugee forced into prostitution

CULTURAL DISSENT

 * Famous puppeteer arrested in Philadelphia
 * Progressive TV alive and well in Melbourne
 * Defiant history of workers' theatre movement
 * `We were our own censors'

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