|Issue No 23||23 July 1999|
Letters to the Editor
Upcoming Chippo Politics Events
8th August a celebration of the history of the Eveleigh Railway Yards, with a talk by Railway Historian Dr. Lucy Taska and lots of railway folk music. Starts 2pm at the Thurles Hotel, Cleveland St Chippendale.
22nd August, same place, council mergers , Botany and South Sydney, panel will be Clover Moore, Doug Sutherland, Michael Mobbs (former sydney city councellor) and ALP South Sydney Councillors. Come and join this public discussion.
More info can be gained by contacting Trevor on 0416 347 501 and why not subscribe to our Chippo Politics newsletter which goes to every house in the area.
Interview: An Economic Wet
Dr Christopher Sheil on economic rationalism and the 1997-98 water failures in Adelaide and Sydney.
Unions: The Stench from the South
In 1997 the entire Adelaide metropolitan area was drenched in foul, sulphorous, sewerage odours, emanating from the Bolivar waste water treatment plant.
Environment: Trading into Trouble
Seattle, USA, is shaping up as demonstrator mecca in the lead up to World Trade Organisation talks.
History: Eveliegh Rail Reunion
Former workers and their families from the historic Eveleigh Railway Workshops in inner-Sydney are holding a picnic reunion and folk music festival on the site on Sunday, August 29.
International: Bosses Use Armed Gangs to Break Russian Picket
On 9 July 1999, eighty masked, uniformed gunmen accompanied by the local prosecutor and other officials tried to storm the Vyborg Pulp and Paper Mill, under occupation by workers for the past eighteen months.
Satire: New Refugee Crisis: Journalists Flee Peace Zone
The camps are once again full in the Albanian border town of Gruntiez.
Review: 10 Reasonably Interesting Moments in Film
Cultural theorist Snag Cleaver flies off the handle again..
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