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Guam: The invisible colony’s struggle for survival

Wednesday, 25 June 2008, 3:19 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Two representatives of Guam’s Chamoru people are visiting Australia. Lisa Natividad and Julian Aguon are fighting against the militarisation of their land by the US. More >>

UN report: Severe climate change `inevitable'

Friday, 30 November 2007, 12:33 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Despite the fact that the November 24 federal election was supposed to be a “climate-change election”, the release on November 17 of the fourth and final report from the UN’s Intergovernental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) barely garnered manstream media attention. More >>

Howard's overboard - but the struggle continues

Friday, 30 November 2007, 12:23 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

The Socialist Alliance "Howard Overboard" election night party in Green Left Weekly's offices in Sydney spontaneously spilled into the streets when John Howard conceded defeat. Jubilant activists celebrated with chants, whistles and pots and pans in ... More >>

Liberals, Labor give up on global warming

Friday, 9 November 2007, 9:46 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

The scientists are horrified. But not being media-savvy publicists, they generally leave their shocking findings in scientific journals. The politicians quote cautious statements issued by scientific committees early in the decade, and worry about scaring ... More >>

Bolivia: 'A project for the liberation of poor'

Friday, 9 November 2007, 9:43 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

“Here in Bolivia, the majority have realised that the neoliberals have always betrayed us. Now the people cannot be so easily bought off, there is growing consciousness and a shift in the attitude of society. That is why it will be difficult for [the ... More >>

'Every high school an anti-war high school'

Thursday, 6 September 2007, 12:00 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

The September 5 student strike against US President George Bush’s visit, initiated by Resistance, has triggered a wave of anti-war activism on high schools across Sydney. Students from more than 20 high schools, including Mosman High, Pennant Hills High ... More >>

'Lock up war criminals, not protesters'

Tuesday, 4 September 2007, 12:13 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Sydney is to be shut down in the lead-up to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit from September 2. US warmonger-in-chief George Bush will be attending amid an unprecedented amount of money and effort being spent on security. More >>

APEC: road show of the ‘new world order’

Tuesday, 4 September 2007, 12:10 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Three-metre high security fences, heart-stopping tasers, a bone-smashing water cannon, mobile prison buses and — perhaps most disturbing of all — the threat of automatic incarceration for randomly abducted protesters? Welcome to the growing international ... More >>

Iraq: Howard government admits what we all knew

Monday, 23 July 2007, 9:40 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

“Australian Defence Minister Brendan Nelson has admitted that securing oil supplies is a key factor behind the presence of Australian troops in Iraq.” This was how the BBC reported Nelson’s July 5 comments to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ... More >>

Iraq: Howard government admits what we all knew

Monday, 23 July 2007, 9:40 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

“Australian Defence Minister Brendan Nelson has admitted that securing oil supplies is a key factor behind the presence of Australian troops in Iraq.” This was how the BBC reported Nelson’s July 5 comments to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ... More >>

Corp Media Outraged: Venezuela Expands Free Speech

Sunday, 10 June 2007, 6:57 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Venezuela has been facing the most sustained campaign of destabilisation, including a barrage of media lies internationally and violent riots inside Venezuela, since the last serious attempt to overthrow the left-wing government of Hugo Chavez in ... More >>

GLW: Venezuela Takes On Oil Multinationals

Monday, 14 May 2007, 12:42 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

“Thousands of Venezuelan workers took control of foreign-owned oil fields yesterday as Hugo Chavez stepped up his battle with Washington in a new wave of nationalisation and an announcement that the country was leaving the World Bank and the International ... More >>

GLW: Hicks Case Exposes `War On Terror' Sham

Saturday, 7 April 2007, 3:12 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

After five years of solitary confinement in a small metal cell, David Hicks pleaded guilty on March 26 to one of the two charges brought against him by US military prosecutors on March 1, to finally get out of the notoriously brutal US military prison at Guantanamo ... More >>

Occupation, Resistance And Sectarianism In Iraq

Friday, 16 March 2007, 9:58 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Four years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, the country is wracked by ongoing and escalating violence. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis have died, according to a study published in the respected British medical journal The Lancet in October. More >>

Green Left Weekly - Iraq: Troops Out Now!

Friday, 2 March 2007, 9:55 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

The invasion and occupation of Iraq has never been popular. With more than 650,000 Iraqis, mostly civilians, having been killed since the March 2003 US-British-Australian invasion, it is not surprising that three quarters of Iraqis want the US and other ... More >>

David Hicks: A Case Of Abandoned Civil Rights

Monday, 12 February 2007, 8:42 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

After five years of incarceration at Guantanamo Bay without trial, it is increasingly clear that David Hicks has committed no serious crime and that he is no threat. Yet, he is being held in a prison camp, often in solitary confinement, subjected to endless ... More >>

'Market Solutions' Won't Stop Climate Catastrophe

Monday, 13 November 2006, 11:33 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

“I’m just, I’m a little concerned with all this hysteria over this greenhouse gases and the environment, that the Liberal Party is not selling your message the way you sold it now to Leon, and that it’s not getting through to the average man ... More >>

GLW: Global Warming - Why Kyoto Is Not Enough

Thursday, 26 October 2006, 11:00 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Al Gore’s documentary An Inconvenient Truth has helped focus attention on the threat posed by fossil-fuel driven climate change. Gore’s film was met with a predictable barrage of criticism by right-wing pundits. For example Herald Sun columnist Andrew ... More >>

GLW: North Korea - US Provokes Nuclear Crisis

Thursday, 19 October 2006, 2:27 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

On October 9, North Korea announced it had successfully carried out its first nuclear-weapons test, six days after announcing it intended to conduct such a test. The test was the culmination of nearly two years of hostility and provocation by the United States. More >>

GLW: Police Racism - Stop Black Deaths In Custody!

Friday, 13 October 2006, 1:17 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

In a damning report released on September 27, Queensland’s acting state coroner, Christine Clements, has criticised the initial investigation into the 2004 Palm Island death in custody of Mulrunji, saying that it failed to meet appropriate guidelines. ... More >>

 

 

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