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GLW: Venezuela's Hugo Chavez slams Bush

Friday, 29 September 2006, 9:37 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Venezuela’s socialist President Hugo Chavez once again sent waves of shock through the US elite, and the corporate media, by using his speech before the United Nations General Assembly on September 20 not for diplomatic niceties but to expose the reality ... More >>

Aus. Native Title Win Sparks Right-Wing Hysteria

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 11:28 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

In a landmark ruling, the Federal Court on September 19 granted Western Australia's Noongar people one of Australia's largest native title claims. Covering more than 193,000 square kilometres, from Hopetoun in the south to north of Jurien Bay and ... More >>

GLW: Amnest - 'Israel Committed War Crimes’

Friday, 1 September 2006, 11:27 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

On August 23, human rights group Amnesty International accused Israel of committing war crimes. Amnesty said that the pattern and scope of Israel’s bombing campaign in Lebanon, statements by Israeli officials and the scale of damage inflicted on ... More >>

Lebanon: Bush, Israel — The Real Terrorists

Friday, 25 August 2006, 10:15 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

In a cynical attempt to justify Washington’s backing for Israel’s month-long campaign of hundreds of daily terror bombings of Lebanon — carried out with US-supplied warplanes, jet fuel and missiles — US President George Bush declared on August ... More >>

Tahiti: Nuclear Coverup Stokes Tension With France

Tuesday, 22 August 2006, 10:44 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Oscar Temaru, the pro-independence president of the Tahiti Nui (Temaru’s preferred name for the French colony known as French Polynesia), dropped a political bombshell in the Pacific country’s parliament on July 28. More >>

Lebanon: 'Peace’ Plan A 'Green Light’ For War

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 9:18 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

During the night of August 7, an Israeli warplane fired a missile into an apartment block on Haijaj Street, in the densely populated southern Beirut suburb of Shiyyah. More >>

Palestine: Israel Escalates Brutal War

Thursday, 6 July 2006, 11:22 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Following Israel’s missile attack on the office of Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza City on July 2, the Israeli military issued a statement claiming it was intended to ''secure the safe return’‘ of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, ... More >>

John Pilger: Israel's War On Palestinian Children

Saturday, 1 July 2006, 1:37 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Arthur Miller wrote, “Few of us can easily surrender our belief that society must somehow make sense. The thought that the state has lost its mind and is punishing so many innocent people is intolerable. And so the evidence has to be internally ... More >>

GLW: Bush And Howard Plan Australian Nuclear Dump

Thursday, 15 June 2006, 11:09 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

On June 6, PM John Howard announced the appointment of former Telstra CEO Ziggy Switkowski, who is also a board member of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), to head a six-member task force to “review” Australia’s uranium mining industry ... More >>

US Soldiers: Iraq Massacre Not An Exception

Friday, 9 June 2006, 11:00 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

The response of the Pentagon and White House to the massacre of more than 20 Iraqi civilians by US marines in Haditha last year has followed a familiar pattern. Official investigations into the incident were finally forced by the publication in Time magazine ... More >>

GLW On Climate change: Nuclear Is No Solution!

Thursday, 1 June 2006, 11:54 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Despite being seen as a climate change “renegade”, Prime Minister John Howard is currently attempting to gain “greenie” points by pushing for acceptance of “cleaner and greener” nuclear power as the solution to global warming. However, environmentalists, ... More >>

Liberation & Resistance in the 21st century

Wednesday, 17 May 2006, 11:58 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

From Venezuela to Indonesia, from Cuba to Iraq: Inter-continental solidarity against war and exploitation More >>

Zoe Kenny : Uranium - Leave It In Ground!

Thursday, 11 May 2006, 11:34 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

A May 2 Sydney Morning Herald article reported federal Treasurer Peter Costello's warning that Australia may need to turn to nuclear power as the “solution” to greenhouse-gas driven climate change. Costello has joined the chorus of Coalition MPs calling for ... More >>

Solomon Islands: Howard Props Up Corrupt Regime

Thursday, 27 April 2006, 1:07 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Two days after several thousand rioters looted and burned down shops, hotels and other buildings in the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara on April 18, Australian PM John Howard dispatched 110 troops and 80 police officers to join the 250 police ... More >>

Iraq: US Massacres Unarmed Civilians

Thursday, 6 April 2006, 7:06 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

A storm of outrage has been expressed by Shiite politicians against the US occupation forces following a raid by US troops and Iraqi commandos on a Shiite mosque in eastern Baghdad on the evening of March 26. More >>

GLW Australia: Bosses Prepare To Slash Pay

Wednesday, 29 March 2006, 12:21 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Under regulations that will give effect to the Work Choices legislation, employers will be able to pay wages below the minimum wage, so long as the workers’ average wage over the year reaches the minimum. More >>

The Nuclear Madness Of George Bush

Thursday, 23 March 2006, 11:23 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

On February 6, US President George Bush confirmed his intention to commit the US to a program of reprocessing nuclear fuel. Touted as a key measure in the ''Advanced Energy Initiative’‘, outlined in Bush’s January State of the Union speech, the plutonium ... More >>

US-Backed Death Squads Kill Thousands In Iraq

Thursday, 16 March 2006, 5:03 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Faik Bakir, the director of the Baghdad morgue, has fled Iraq in fear of his life after reporting that more than 7000 people have been killed by Iraqi interior ministry death squads in recent months, John Pace, the outgoing head of the UN human rights ... More >>

Venezuela: The `Threat Of A Good Example'

Thursday, 2 March 2006, 3:09 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

The article drips with imperial arrogance as Baxter sneers at Morales and Chavez, both dark-skinned and from humble origins. Chavez, whose political movement has now won 10 elections in just seven years, is called a “clown” and a “buffoon”, while ... More >>

Latin America Revolts Against The Empire

Thursday, 23 February 2006, 10:57 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

On October 8, 1967, the Argentinean-born socialist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara was murdered by a CIA agent in Bolivia. Having helped lead the successful Cuban Revolution, Che was in Bolivia attempting to spread the struggle against imperialism. Nearly ... More >>