What's in the latest Green Left Weekly? #450 May 30, 2001

glparramatta glparramatta at greenleft.org.au
Thu May 31 04:03:00 MDT 2001


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             Green Left Weekly, Australia's socialist newspaper
                                 Issue #450
                                May 30, 2001
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Green Left Weekly provides news, information, opinion and debate from an

environmental and left perspective.

Featured this week: AUSTRALIA'S REFUGEE CRISIS: RUDDOCK'S LIES EXPOSED

After another uprising at the Port Hedland refugee detention centre,
immigration minister Philip Ruddock has begun a new propaganda campaign
to give credence to his immigration detainees bill. Green Left Weekly
refutes Ruddock's lies.
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COVER STORY

 * Refugee crisis: Ruddock's lies exposed
 * Reprisals follow Port Hedland `riot'
 * Testimony of an Iranian refugee
 * Wackenhut Corp: Prisons, profits and golf umbrellas
 * Australia's concentration camps
 * Behind the refugee crisis: Globalisation for whom?
 * Open the doors!

FEATURES

 * Next on the M1 hit-list: the Commonwealth Business Council
 * CBC's corporate predators

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 * UNITED STATES: Bush sacrifices environment for oil profits
 * UNITED STATES: Enron pulls the strings
 * PALESTINE: Israel at wit's end
 * GHANA: Sharpening hydro-class struggles
 * INDONESIA: Activists discuss independence for Aceh
 * CANADA: FTAA protesters given jail sentences
 * SPAIN: World Bank cancels meeting
 * INDONESIA: Suharto forces make comeback
 * PAKISTAN: World Bank gets notice to quit
 * EUSKADI: ETA militarism, Spanish centralism big losers in poll
 * ITALY: Il Cavaliere takes control
 * SCOTLAND: Socialists get wide press coverage

ISSUES

 * Aiming at solidarity with the peoples of the South
 * Linking queer activism to socialism
 * Poison pens scribble about M1

AUSTRALIAN NEWS

 * Socialist Alliance will help `win victory'
 * Socialist Alliance the `best thing since 1917'
 * Ken Fry: `Be the conscience of the broad left'
 * Alliance an occasion for rejoicing
 * Students attracted to Socialist Alliance
 * Beattie plans carrot and stick for CHOGM
 * Labor Council makes deal on workers' comp
 * Costello's budget: bribes, crumbs and deception
 * Environmentalists attack budget
 * Abbott plans attacks on CFMEU
 * Union victory over BHP

CULTURAL DISSENT

 * Airline safety: Cutting corners, costing lives
 * Links: Challenges for Asian Marxists
 * Irish music the likes of which you've never heard


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