||Issue No. 173||04 April 2003|
The Fog of War
Interview: Picking Up The Peaces
Unions: The Royal Con
National Focus: Around the Grounds
Economics: The Secret War on Trade
International: United Front
History: Confessions of a Badge Collector
Politics: Stalin’s Legacy
Review: Such Was Not Ned’s Life
Poetry: Osama's Top Recruiter
Satire: Woolworths CEO Denied Bonus After Company Posts Profit
The Locker Room
Trots Bomb Back
WAR IN IRAQ - UNION ACTIVITIES
Teach-in 5 April, 10am Manning Clark Centre, ANU, entry free. Palm Sunday rally, 13 April, 1.30pm at the Lodge, Adelaide Avenue, Anti-War rally followed by march to Parliament to meet march of church groups.
Palm Sunday rally 13 April 2003.
MUA Floating Peace Protest, Saturday 5 April 1 to 3pm, Kirribilli Point, Sydney Harbour, in front of Prime Minister's residence (flyer attached).
Palm Sunday rally, 13 April 2003, 1pm leaving from Belmore Park to the Domain. "Unions Work for Peace" badges, posters and leaflets have been produced, PDF of leaflet can be downloaded from website, go to www.labor.net.au. For more information contact Amanda Tattersall, 0409 321 133.
NB. Change of details for Newcastle TLC rally this Saturday 5 April, flyer attached.
Palm Sunday rally 13 April. Workers Against the War meeting held every Wednesday, 6.30pm at Trades Hall. VTHC have produced Say No to War badges, for more information contact Cathy Beadnell on 0425 701 793. For more info see the VTHC's website - http://www.vthc.org.au.
On 13 April there will be the Palm Sunday rally.
Meetings for the Peace Coalition in Tasmania will be held each Sunday from 3:30pm - 5:00pm at the Republic Bar Elizabeth Street North Hobart. For more information contact Lisa Singh (03) 6278
7711(w) (03) 6228 7770(h) 0438 380 988.
The ACTU will provide a regular update on anti-war activities being organised by unions and TLCs.
If you are planning a union rally or participating in other protests, please contact Gina Preston at the ACTU by email at [email protected] or by phone on 03 9664 7326.
Similarly if your union is producing posters, badges or anti-war campaign material please inform Gina so she can circulate the details throughout the union email network. That way the materials can be distributed more widely, duplication can be avoided and costs might even be shared.
The ACTU website has a No War On Iraq campaign area at http://www.actu.asn.au/public/campaigns/nowaroniraq.html
If affiliates wish to put material on this site please contact Noel Hester on 03 9664 7327 or [email protected]
Remembering Jenin: Film Night (Sydney)
Fri, 11 April 2003
First Anniversary of the Jenin Massacres
It is one year since the Israeli Occupation Forces invaded the Jenin refugee camp and conducted their now infamous military operation against the civilian population. In commemoration of those who were killed ,and in support of the on-going Palestinian struggle for freedom, the PHRC will screen two films, After Jenin and Jenin, Jenin.
WHEN: 6 for 6.30 - 8.30 pm, April 11th (Friday)
WHERE: Tom Mann Theatre (136 Chalmers St - Surry Hills; near Central Station
COST: $10 minimum donation
Friday 4 April 12.30 - 2.00pm
Nick Wailes, WOS and Peter Waring, University of Newcastle
Financial Markets, Corporate Governance and Employment Relations: the Case of Australia
Venue: Rm. 328 Third Floor, New Economics and Business Building (H69), University of Sydney
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