What's in the latest Green Left Weekly? #443 April 4, 2001

Green Left Parramatta glparramatta at greenleft.org.au
Tue Apr 3 20:42:24 MDT 2001


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             Green Left Weekly, Australia's socialist newspaper
                                 Issue #443
                               April 4, 2001

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Green Left Weekly provides news, information, opinion and debate from an

environmental and left perspective.

Featured this week: CORPORATE GREED FUELS GLOBAL WARMING

US President George has announced his government's opposition to
the Kyoto treaty on greenhouse gas reductions. Green Left Weekly
explains
why corporate greed is the driving force behind Bush's hostility to the
treaty.

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COVER STORY

 * Corporate greed behind US dumping of greenhouse treaty

JOIN THE M1 (May 1) BLOCKADES!

 * Visit the M1 Alliance web site for the latest news
 * After M1: Let's converge on Canberra to stop the WTO
 * Globalisation's impact on women
 * High school students to strike on M1
 * RMIT M1 activists target Shell
 * M1 to join with militant trade unions
 * City workers nominate corporate scumbags
 * M1 launched in Darwin
 * Northern NSW to mobilise on May 1
 * Union council to hold affiliates' meeting on M1
 * Socialist Alliance launch dates

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 * BALKANS: NATO moves to crush Albanian liberation movement
 * PNG: Why soldiers rebelled against the World Bank
 * SOUTH KOREA: Socialists advance towards forming new party
 * UNITED STATES: Naomi Klein: `AFL-CIO sabotages anti-globalisation
movement'
 * INDIA: Walden Bello: `Go onto the offensive'
 * INDIA: Women unite to fight globalisation
 * PAKISTAN: Jailed oppositionists released
 * THAILAND: Protesters greet `World Trash Organisation'
 * UNITED STATES: Bush sets out to provoke new arms race
 * Cuba and human rights
 * JAPAN: On the edge of an economic abyss
 * RUSSIA: Defending Budanov

ISSUES

 * Resistance supports Socialist Alliance
 * Editorial: Time for drug decriminalisation

AUSTRALIAN NEWS

 * Refugee kept eight months in solitary
 * Refugees escape, DIMA raids activists' homes
 * NSW Labor sinks boot into workers' compensation
 * ACT nurses reject pay deal with strings
 * BHP coal dispute gets bitter
 * Education cuts condemned
 * Massive opposition to school closure

CULTURAL DISSENT

 * Le Carre comes in from the cold
 * Balzac: an unwitting revolutionary
 * Arab film festival to challenge stereotypes


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