In the last Radical Women Supplement, of Freedom Socialist Bulletin # 30 (Summer/Autumn 2004), Radical Women published its letter to the Socialist Alliance National Executive explaining its decision not to… Read more »
Socialist Alliance Senate candidate & health worker blows the whistle on the woeful state of women’s health
Lalitha Chelliah works as a community health nurse in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. A health worker for 25 years, she has worked in India on an AIDS prevention project. Lalitha, who… Read more »
Socialist Alliance has healthy solutions!
Socialist Alliance bases its policy on health promotion, disease prevention and timely treatment of illnesses and includes promoting good health. A healthy life depends on a healthy environment and safe… Read more »
Fathers’ rights advocates make common cause with Blackshirts thug
It’s pretty chilling to open up the Saturday newspaper and see an article on Federal Government talks about the family with a well-known fascist. On June 21, “Why Howard suddenly… Read more »
Stop the Execution of Amina Lawal!
In a world smouldering with hotspots, women’s rights are often at the forefront. In Nigeria, the case of Amina Lawal, 31, sentenced to death in March 2002 by an Islamic… Read more »
Gaylene Seadon – Farewell to a gutsy feminist fighter
On 31 May, Gaylene Seadon’s long fight with breast cancer came to a close. Gaylene, who was mother to Matthew and Katie, was 49 years old. She fought cancer in… Read more »
Nelson and Costello’s plans for Higher Education: bad for all, worse for women
The outcome of the recent review by Federal Minister for Education Dr Brendan Nelson, Higher Education at the Crossroads, is a 10-year plan for tertiary education which will complete the… Read more »
Junior rates are Wage Slavery – Equal Pay NOW!
According to the Howard Government, young people should be grateful for being paid peanuts. The “youth wage,” it claims, gives them a foot in the door and reduces unemployment. But… Read more »
Crush incipient fascism whatever its guise: Build the campaign to shut down the patriarchal Blackshirts!
I remember the morning I opened up the newspaper to find a huge spread on a Christian fundamentalist “men’s rights” group calling itself the Blackshirts. I felt sick. A couple… Read more »
Ngarrindjeri women vindicated! Make the developers pay compensation now!
On September 20, 2002 the Ngarrindjeri Nation of South Australia finally got some justice. National media reported the discovery of the 200-year-old bones of a woman and her baby daughter… Read more »