[Marxism] Woodchipping out of control -- save Australia's forests! - Green Left Weekly, #574, March 10, 2004

glparramatta glparramatta at greenleft.org.au
Wed Mar 10 16:26:45 MST 2004


Green Left Weekly, issue #574, March 10, 2004

Woodchipping out of control -- save Australia's forests!

Despite some successes by the environment movement, woodchipping of
old-growth forests continues to be rampant. Tasmania has the dubious
honour of being the woodchip capital of Australia. More than five
million tonnes of woodchips are extracted from Tasmania every year --
more than the rest of the country combined. Profit-seeking corporations
are destroying irreplaceable old-growth forest -- this environmental
vandalism must be stopped! [Full story]


Iraq war based on lies! Protest on March 20

On March 20, 2004 ? the first anniversary of the invasion of Iraq by the
Coalition of the Killing ? people all around the world will take to the
streets once again. They will protest a war that has claimed tens of
thousands of Iraqi lives, and demand that the occupying troops leave.

[Full story] <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/574/574p28.htm>

* Howard orders new Iraq cover-up
* EDITORIAL: Don't rely on the politicians
* IRAQ: UN backs plan for US puppet regime


International News

# EGYPT: El Saadawi `The veil is a political symbol'
# VENEZUELA: Electoral commission rules against opposition
# CHINA: Constitution change to promote private property
# UNITED STATES: Grocery strike ends in defeat
# CANADA: Scandal rocks government
# UNITED STATES: Protests planned for coming months
# IRAQ: UN backs plan for US puppet regime
# HAITI: Washington was behind coup says Aristide
# HAITI: Thousands of Aristide supporters protest
# PALESTINE: The one-family bantustan in Mas'ha
# PALESTINE: `They beat them, they shoot them, but they keep marching'
# Saif Abukeshek speaks in Australia
# INDONESIA: New parties may win seats


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Australian News

# Redfern meeting denounces racist police violence
# Socialists want council to serve workers not profiteers
# Teachers take on Bracks government
# Rural Victorians resist toxic waste dump
# IWD: 'no sexism, no war!'
# Andrews attacks SA industrial bill
# Free speech attacked by UNSW Student Guild
# Funding crisis undermines sexual assault services

Comment and Analysis

# Woodchipping out of control
# A woman's place is in the struggle: IWD and the birth of women workers'
struggle <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/574/574p8b.htm>
# Howard orders new Iraq cover-up
# EDITORIAL: Don't rely on the politicians
# A socialist view of the free trade agreement
# Women's liberation ? the struggle is alive!
# Public transport for public good
# A deadly plague of slums
# Tale of a temporary worker
# Our common cause: Money for education, not for war!

Cultural Dissent

# Cleansing of the unfit
# Chomsky helps us understand the world
# Documentary reveals New Mexico nuclear horror
# On the box <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/574/574p25c.htm>
# Sydney city blues <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/574/574p26.htm>
# The White House v human rights


Tariq Ali speaks on empire & resistance in Sydney

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Sun Mar 14, 6pm. Clancy Auditorium, Uni of NSW, Sydney. $20/$10. 
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