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Norm Dixon: Australia’s 'Greenhouse Mafia’ Exposed

Tuesday, 21 February 2006, 12:24 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

A Liberal Party member, speech writer for former federal environment minister Robert Hill and former lobbyist in Canberra has gone on the record about the self-described ``mafia representing big business polluters that ``has got the keys to the [federal ... More >>

Hurricane Havoc: Is Global Warming To Blame?

Thursday, 8 December 2005, 3:53 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

The terrible devastation wreaked on New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina in late August, which took the lives of at least 964 people, and the subsequent political crisis caused by the failure of US President George Bush’s government to adequately respond ... More >>

U.S. And Iraqi People Say: Troops Out Now!

Thursday, 1 December 2005, 1:15 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

While US President George Bush was in China fighting a losing battle with a locked door at a Beijing media conference, it was left to his vice-president, the rather less bumbling Dick Cheney, to defend Washington’s troubled war on Iraq from the administration’s ... More >>

Bali Bombings: How Can Such Acts Be Stopped?

Thursday, 13 October 2005, 11:43 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

In the days following the October 1 Bali bombings, Australians have been subject to a barrage of hypocritical and racist “anti-terrorist” hysteria whipped up by politicians and the corporate media. More >>

New Orleans crisis: Bush's Iraq war to blame

Wednesday, 7 September 2005, 3:36 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Decades of official neglect, racism and the impact of global warming magnified the destructive impact of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and other parts of the US south. More >>

Green Left Weekly: Baghdad Comes To London

Monday, 11 July 2005, 2:21 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Riding the number 30 bus to the annual Marxism conference today, the day after a bus on that route was attacked, I caught a tiny glimpse of the terror in terrorism. When I went upstairs to sit down as usual, it was empty. More >>

Green Left Weekly: Stop All The Terror!

Monday, 11 July 2005, 2:21 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

On July 7, some of the horrific consequences of the “war on terror” hit working-class Londoners. In a series of bomb blasts on the London tube and buses, more than 50 people were killed, and more than 700 injured, many losing limbs or suffering other ... More >>

John Pilger: G8 Will Not Ease Third World Poverty

Thursday, 7 July 2005, 3:10 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

LONDON — The front page of the June 12 Observer announced, “$55bn Africa debt deal ‘a victory for millions'”. The “victory for millions” is a quotation of Bob Geldof, who said, “Tomorrow 280 million Africans will wake up for the first time in their ... More >>

G8: How The Rich World Short-Changes Africa

Tuesday, 5 July 2005, 12:41 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

The mass media hype about “a new deal between rich and poor”, in response to the powerful Group of Eight industrialised countries’ plan to cancel multilateral debts owed by 18 mainly African countries, has led many people to believe that a new era ... More >>

Norm Dixon: ‘Africa Needs Justice Not Charity’

Tuesday, 28 June 2005, 12:30 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Casual readers of the newspaper headlines could be forgiven for believing that the leaders of the richest and most powerful countries have had a miraculous change of heart. More >>

Bolivia: The Second Gas War

Thursday, 23 June 2005, 12:45 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Following over three weeks of social upheaval, now known as the Second Gas War, Bolivians have thrown out their second president in less than two years. More >>

Green Left Weekly: Bolivia On The Brink

Wednesday, 8 June 2005, 2:28 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

After three weeks of mobilisations in defence of Bolivia's gas reserves, the country's political crisis continues to deepen. A June 2 attempt to quash the crisis by President Carlos Mesa, by calling elections for a new assembly, and for a referendum on autonomy ... More >>

Sarah Stephen: Mandatory Detention Must Go!

Thursday, 2 June 2005, 11:24 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

At least 10,000 unauthorised arrivals have been through Australia's immigration detention centres since July 1999, including 3899 children. Thirteen people have died in detention. More >>

Federico Fuentes: New Uprising In Bolivia

Wednesday, 25 May 2005, 1:47 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

In 1967, Che Guevara died at the hands of CIA-backed Bolivian soldiers while attempting to lead a guerrilla struggle in Bolivia. In the small town where his body was uncovered 30 years later, graffiti is scrawled declaring: “Che: Alive as they never wanted ... More >>

GLW: A Detention System Out Of Control

Thursday, 12 May 2005, 11:36 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Let’s hope we can look back on 2005 as the beginning of the end of mandatory detention. The need for a renewed campaign to abolish it was fuelled by the breathtaking revelation on April 30 that Australian authorities deported an Australian citizen in 2001. More >>

US Rolls Out Red Carpet For Darfur’s Executioner

Monday, 9 May 2005, 11:36 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Revelations of a covert rendezvous in Washington between top CIA officials and the head of Sudan’s secret police have starkly exposed just how hollow and hypocritical are the US administration’s expressions of concern for the plight of millions of ... More >>

Iraq: Making A Killing - The Big Business Of War

Thursday, 5 May 2005, 1:05 pm | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Iraq: Making A Killing - The Big Business Of War By Doug Lorimer Green Left Weekly More >>

Latin America In Revolt: Continent Defies The USA

Thursday, 28 April 2005, 11:37 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

As yet another neoliberal, pro-US government falls in Latin America, Resistance’s Stuart Munckton looks at the continent that might defeat Uncle Sam. More >>

Venezuela: People's 2002 Coup Victory Commemorated

Thursday, 21 April 2005, 11:55 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

A week of festivities started in Venezuela on April 11, to celebrate the third anniversary of the events of April 11-13, 2002, when a US-backed coup that briefly overthrew the left-wing President Hugo Chavez was defeated by a popular uprising. More >>

Activists put Defence Industries on trial

Tuesday, 19 April 2005, 8:48 am | Green Left Weekly - Australia

Three activists — Jason MacLeod, Josie Lee and Adam Breasley — are currently before the courts after being arrested for non-violent direct action at the Australian Defence Industries (ADI) munitions plant in Benalla, Victoria. They plan to use their arrest ... More >>