Anarchist Author Ba Jin dies

  • Posted on: 19 October 2005
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>Revered Chinese Author Ba Jin Dies at 100

Monday October 17, 2005

By ELAINE KURTENBACH

Associated Press Writer

BEIJING (AP) - Ba Jin, one of China's most revered communist-era writers who attacked the evils of the pre-revolutionary era in novels, short stories and essays, died Monday in Shanghai, the official Xinhua News Agency said. He was 100.

Critique of Green Anarchy

  • Posted on: 16 October 2005
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>In this essay I aim to critique certain green anarchist perspectives, using the “What is Green Anarchy�(1) essay from Green Anarchy(#17) magazine as a starting point. It is clear from the beginning of the essay that there are many ways to describe what green anarchists are against: “domestication, patriarchy, division of labor, technology, production, representation, alienation, objectification, control, the destruction of life, etc.� And certainly I can look at this list and get a good image in my head of something menacing, something nightmarish.

Thoughts On the Illegal British Columbia Teachers Strike

  • Posted on: 11 October 2005
  • By: worker

Thoughts On the Illegal British Columbia Teachers Strike

Tuesday, October 11, 2005
by Sam Gamgee

Picket lines went up at schools across the province on Friday, as the 42,000 members of the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) kicked-off an illegal strike in defiance of the BC Liberal government’s Bill 12, the legislation that extends the existing contract between teachers and their employers until the end of June. Prior to the introduction of Bill 12, teachers had voted to strike for a wage increase, smaller class sizes, and improved conditions for both teachers and students. Some 25,000 school support workers from the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) are respecting teachers’ picket lines and often joining the lines in solidarity.

Anti-Americanism simmers on US West Coast

  • Posted on: 10 October 2005
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td><a href="http://www.int.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=3&art_id=qw11288435... Patrick Coolican</a>

Seattle, Washington - A T-shirt with a Warholian likeness of United States President George Bush sports the incendiary legend "International Terrorist", Another shows the World Trade Centre towers with the words, "What Goes Up Must Come Down".

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