What's in the latest Green Left Weekly? #505 August 21, 2002

glparramatta glparramatta at greenleft.org.au
Thu Aug 22 10:54:29 MDT 2002


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                            Green Left Weekly,
                      Australia's socialist newspaper
                                 Issue #505
                              August 21, 2002

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

Featured this week: A YEAR SINCE TAMPA: SUPPORT FOR REFUGEES GROWS

Green Left Weekly speaks to a range of people involved in the refugee
rights campaign about their thoughts on the year since the Tampa
incident.

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COVER STORY

 * COVER STORY: A year since Tampa: support for refugees grows
 * Polls register growing sympathy for asylum seekers

FEATURES

 * Corporate polluters hijack Earth Summit

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 * IRAQ: Puppets, traitors and spivs meet in Washington
 * AFGHANISTAN: Robert Fisk -- US explosives continue to kill innocents
 * SOUTH AFRICA: SACP congress reaffirms support for ANC
 * PAKISTAN: Teachers score victory
 * UNITED STATES: Racism, cops and videotapes
 * PHILIPPINES: Socialists unite in new party
 * RUSSIA: The neo-liberal god has failed
 * NIGERIA: Protests spread against ChevronTexaco
 * NIGERIA: Woman killed outside oil company offices

ISSUES

 * Aust Democrats: a party rotting from within
 * Doug CamerOn sics lawyers on to GLW
 * Defending domestic violence
 * Labor's the same now as it ever was
 * ALP steps to the right

AUSTRALIAN NEWS

 * Health workers prepare 24-hour strike
 * `Terror laws' discussed
 * Victorian AMWU members resist CamerOn coup
 * Illawarra students mobilise for refugees
 * Refugee refutes claim that Afghanistan is safe
 * Queensland students fight upfront fees
 * Refugee display removed, gets more support
 * Nando's mocks refugees' plight
 * Building unionist threatened with jail
 * Miriuwung-Gajerrong people win limited native title rights
 * Local residents organise against Blackshirts
 * Arrests at Narangba site
 * Tent embassy under assault

CULTURAL DISSENT

 * Gore Vidal: A scathing attack on policies of the US government
 * `Fair go' for asylum seekers
 * Paul Kelly Woomera song: `I guess I get a little emotional sometimes


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