What's in the latest Green Left Weekly? #448, May 16, 2001

glparramatta glparramatta at greenleft.org.au
Mon May 14 22:16:09 MDT 2001


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             Green Left Weekly, Australia's socialist newspaper
                                 Issue #448
                               May 16, 2001
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Green Left Weekly provides news, information, opinion and debate from an
environmental and left perspective.

Featured this week: BUSH REVIVES NUCLEAR ARMS RACE

Existing arrangements for nuclear arms control were placed in jeopardy
on May 2 by US President George W. Bush's decision to go ahead with the
long-mooted ``Son of Star Wars'' National Missile Defence scheme. Green
Left Weekly explains why.
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COVER STORY

 * Bush revives nuclear arms race
 * Pine Gap crucial to `Star Wars' plan

FEATURES

 * BRITAIN: Food & mouth -- the cure is worse than the disease

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 * BRITAIN: Police repression can't stop global justice movement
 * UNITED STATES: Hawaiians condemn ADB
 * TURKEY: Government stonewalls as prisoners die
 * FRANCE: Left gains in local elections
 * PALESTINE: Eight months of resistance
 * PALESTINE: Who is `behind' the intifada?
 * SWAZILAND: Freedom of speech attacked
 * LATIN AMERICA: High `nuna' over bean patent
 * INDONESIA: PRD takes Suharto to court
 * PHILIPPINES: Wave of repression as masses protest
 * UNITED STATES: AMFA represents future for mechanics at United
Airlines
 * CHINA: Protesting farmers killed
 * ISRAEL: Chinese workers fight for `missing' wages
 * SCOTLAND: Socialists march against capitalism

ISSUES

 * Business to dominate CHOGM
 * A gay old time at CHOGM
 * An open letter to all CPA members
 * CPA on M1
 * ACF helps greenwash corporate polluters
 * Socialist Alliance says: End locking up of refugees!
 * ALP: Whose light on which hill?

AUSTRALIAN NEWS

 * Sydney May Day rescued
 * M1 activists discuss future actions
 * Communities vow to keep schools open
 * Nike protesters resist police assault
 * Yallourn Energy workers: `the battle is far from over'
 * Solidarity with Yallourn workers
 * `scab busters' claim victory in Mobil dispute
 * National indigenous mobilisation planned
 * Bradmill workers `stand together' for jobs
 * Beattie accused of `kneejerk reaction' on dingo culling
 * Keeping the poor poor
 * Western residents launch refugee campaign
 * Post office inquiry a farce, say ill workers
 * Police attack Burma protest
 * Truckies blockade Brisbane depots
 * Howard greeted by forest protesters
 * Seraiki National Party to attend Easter conference
 * Incat workers choose the less bad option

CULTURAL DISSENT

 * Thirteen days in Camelot
 * Theresa Creed: the crest of a new wave
 * The Spanish Revolution's `army of the forgotten'
 * A prosecutor's lot ...


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