What's in the latest Green Left Weekly? #410 June 28, 2000

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Tue Jun 27 06:15:16 MDT 2000


                            Green Left Weekly,
                                 Issue #410
                               June 28, 2000

                        http://www.greenleft.org.au

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

Featured this week: MEDIA SPIN DOCTORS DISCOVER GROWING RICH-POOR DIVIDE

As the evidence grows that the majority of people in Australia want the
increasing wealth gap in this country reversed, the big business media are
attempting to place the blame for public discontent on "whingers" and "envy
perverts".
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 * Green Left is taking a two-week break

COVER STORY

 * Media spin the growing rich-poor divide

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 * FIJI: Workers lead growing opposition to coup
 * ZIMBABWE: ZANU-PF begins to crack under MDC pressure
 * INDONESIA: News briefs
 * RUSSIA: Gusinsky's arrest: the oligarchy squabbles -- Boris
   Kagarlitsky
 * WORLD BANK:Development Report author quits
 * AUSTRIA: Government on an anti-worker offensive
 * INTERNATIONAL news briefs -- South Africa, UN, New Zealand
 * UNITED STATES/CUBA: Ruling may mean Elian can finally go home
 * INDONESIA: Situation explosive as economic and political crisis
   deepens
 * BRITAIN: New success for London Socialist Alliance
 * CANADA: `A strategy that can win'
 * CANADA: Anti-poverty activists clash with police
 * MOZAMBIQUE: IMF targets sugar industry
 * WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: Corporate mobsters to meet in Melbourne casino
 * UNITED STATES: Race and class in the US -- Why racism matters

FEATURES

 * HISTORICAL FEATURE: The Industrial Workers of the World
 * CUBA: Environmental sustainability discussed
 * The ``Brenner debate'': an unfolding debate about the capitalist
crisis

ISSUES

 * The Olympics won't benefit Sydney
 * Youth to descend on Melbourne to plot revolution
 * The `radical black edge'
 * Pay rises: how they became a burden on workers
 * Women's liberation: not an impossible dream
 * DNA bill strengthens state powers

AUSTRALIAN NEWS

 * Floodgates opened to GM food
 * Kosovars offer solidarity to indigenous struggle
 * Community workers demand `quality services, quality pay'
 * Rally condemns `mutual obligation'
 * Nike, on your bike!
 * Shop stewards endorse Campaign 2000 settlement
 * ALP betrays WA sex workers
 * CISLAC consultation a success
 * Protests grow against Gold Coast cableway
 * `Human rights' training for Burmese military
 * Bondi tenants fight back
 * Action updates
 * Nike site jammed
 * ASIO stalks Burmese activists
 * Cuban women's tour
 * Homophobia and Pride WA

CULTURAL DISSENT

 * Dom Syme: A remarkable life
 * Anyone for lobotomy?
 * A mild-mannered proposal
 * Up close and pass the deodorant
 * Film reveals Saharawi people's long struggle

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