What's in the latest Green Left Weekly? #417 August 23, 2000

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                            Green Left Weekly,
                                 Issue #417
                              August 23, 2000

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

Featured this week: WHY WE'LL PROTEST AT THE OLYMPICS

The Olympic Games provide campaigners against government racism with a
prime opportunity to focus the eyes of the world on the urgent need for
justice for indigenous people.
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COVER STORY

 * Why we'll be protesting at the Olympics
 * What the Olympic Games really celebrate
 * Anti-racism protests at Olympics planned
 * Olympics excitement

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 * SOUTH AFRICA: Who is bringing the SACP's name into disrepute?
 * ASIA: Economy recovers, bound and gagged
 * ASIA: Who's driving, where?
 * UNITED STATES: `A civil rights catastrophe'
 * UNITED STATES: Philadelphia protesters still in jail
 * UNITED STATES: LA cops attack convention protesters
 * UNITED STATES: Democracy for sale
 * UNITED STATES: Major donors to the Democratic convention
 * UNITED STATES: Major donors to the Republican convention
 * UNITED STATES: US democracy goes online
 * GERMANY: Authorities' hypocrisy on racist violence
 * MALAYSIA: Penans appeal for international help
 *  UNITED STATES: A verdict against racial discrimination
 * Rethinking in Ireland
 * EAST TIMOR: Jose Ramos Horta: CNRT will cease to exist'
 * AUSTRIA: Haider, Austria and resistance
 * MALAYSIA: Police beat labour rights advocate
 * INDONESIA: None of it happened
 * CANADA: Joe Flexer, 1933-2000

GLOBAL ACTION AGAINST CORPORATE TYRANNY

 * Green Left launches web site to cover September 11 protests in
Melbourne -- Go to the Global Action web site
http://www.greenleft.org.au/globalaction/s11
 * S11: are demands necessary?
 * Activists target Shell
 * S11: Unions face a choice
 * Plans announced for three-day blockade

RESISTANCE S11 SUPPLEMENT

 * Eight reasons to join the global resistance
 * Join the resistance!
 * Globalising solidarity
 * Get serious about ending corporate tyranny

AUSTRALIAN NEWS

 * Selleys workers `sticking to the union'
 * Chaudhry: `No apartheid in the Pacific!'
 * Books of Fidel's speeches launched
 * March on detention centre planned
 * Destroying native forests for `renewable' energy
 * Howard's IVF discrimination opposed
 * Injunction granted against Tent Embassy

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 * Green Left Weekly available on CD-Rom
 * Resistance organises the `In the Footsteps of Che' tour of Cuba --
Book now!

CULTURAL DISSENT

 * Guevara says: Cancel Third World debt!
 * Johnny Cash: A truly free voice
 * The best and worst of the union movement

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