Iraq: Bring the troops home! Bush bullies Australian Labor Party -- Green Left Weekly, #586, June 23, 2004
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Green Left Weekly, #586, June 23, 2004
Iraq: Bring the troops home! Bush bullies Australian Labor Party
It's no surprise that US President George Bush is leaning heavily on ALP
federal leader Mark Latham to back down on his promise to withdraw
Australian troops from Iraq ``by Christmas''. While the withdrawal of
Australia's few hundred troops there would not have much military
impact, it would be a significant political blow to Washington's claims
that its occupation is backed by the ?international community?. [Full
* IRAQ: Australian military lawyer helped conceal torture
* UNITED STATES: June 5 anti-war protests
* IRAQ: UN endorses US puppet show
* IRAQ: Support for rebel Shiite leader soars
'Free th refugees': Merlin interviewed
It was Sunday night on Channel Ten -- another mundane eviction episode of
the reality television show Big Brother. The night?s evictee was Merlin
Luck. But as Luck walked down the gangway, through the crowd, he
produced something from his jeans. He fumbled trying to open something
and then it was up -- a political banner: ``Free th refugees''. The ``e''
fell off the hastily made banner as he was unravelling it. [Full
* Free the refugees!
* Bells tolled for children in detention
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# IRAQ: Bush bullies Latham
# UNITED STATES: June 5 anti-war protests
# IRAQ: UN endorses US puppet show
# IRAQ: Support for rebel Shiite leader soars
# BOLIVIA: Social conflict and resistance in El Alto
# SRI LANKA: Attacks on Tamils increase
# SCOTLAND: SSP stands its ground in euro election
# SCOTLAND: Childcare strike ends after 14 weeks
# BRITAIN: Respect polls more than 250,000
# UNITED STATES: Forum raises socialist unity
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# NEW ZEALAND: A race to the bottom
# BOTSWANA: Bushmen on the brink
# PACIFIC: Defeat for colonialists
# UNITED STATES: Good riddance to a bigot, liar and mass murderer
# Jeremy Hinzman: Military hero
# Write on: Letters to the editor
# Loose cannons <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/586/586p5d.htm>
Comment and Analysis
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# Bells tolled for children in detention
# Fighting for public schools
# Free the refugees! <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/586/586p3b.htm>
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# Human shield calls for `Troops out'
# Union support grows for 'Troops out!' rallies
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