What's in the latest Green Left Weekly? #446 May 2, 2001

glparramatta glparramatta at greenleft.org.au
Thu May 3 04:44:20 MDT 2001


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             Green Left Weekly, Australia's socialist newspaper
                                 Issue #446
                                May 2, 2001
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Green Left Weekly provides news, information, opinion and debate from an
environmental and left perspective.

Featured this week: QUEBEC PROTESTERS FIGHT FOR PEOPLE BEFORE PROFITS

Tens of thousands of protesters converged on Quebec City, April 20-22,
to oppose the Free Trade Area of the Americas. The protesters were met
with brutal police repression. Green Left Weekly provides an on-the-spot
report.
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COVER STORY

 * QUEBEC: A glimpse of the new world
 * QUEBEC: Police brutality provokes mass anger
 * UNITED STATES: FBI raids Seattle Indymedia Center

SPECIAL FEATURE

 * Media Concentration Chart

Success for the M1 (May 1) blockades!

 * Visit the M1 Alliance web site for the latest news
   http://www.m1alliance.org
 * After M1: See you at CHOGM!

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 * PAKISTAN: Military moves against May Day
 * HAWAII: Next stop for the anti-globalisation movement
 * ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK: Giving with one hand, taking with the other
 * EAST TIMOR: Big business press backs Australian oil theft
 * EAST TIMOR: Small traders resist eviction
 * INDONESIA: Wahid masses to come to Jakarta?
 * INDONESIA: IMF squeezes Wahid
 * SOUTH AFRICA: No `third way' for labour movement
 * NEW ZEALAND: Battling to derail the TNCs
 * CANADA: Monsanto versus Percy Schmeiser
 * MACEDONIA: The roots of the Albanian rebellion
 * UNITED STATES: Central American `proconsul' to nominated to UN
 * Friends of the Earth: `Think globally and act globally'
 * UNITED STATES: Phillip Morris -- Killing to make a difference
 * INDONESIA: Aceh solidarity movement begins
 * PAKISTAN: Shell challenged over gas exploration

ISSUES

 * Socialist Alliance: an opportunity for the radical left
 * Canberra covers for Bush on greenhouse
 * Natasha Stott Despoja's `new politics'

AUSTRALIAN NEWS

 * NSW workers defend compensation rights
 * `Workers' compensation is a human right'
 * Federal workers' compensation under attack
 * No to racism! Free the refugees!
 * `Viva the heroes of the Bay of Pigs'
 * Refugees demand: `We want Freedom!'

CULTURAL DISSENT

 * Jello Biafra urges boycott of World Bank bonds
 * Naomi Klien's No Logo: The branding of the world
 * Larry Kirwan: Not all happy riots and righteous parties
 * Chasing Tennessee Williams' crown


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