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"International campaign secured our release"

30 December 1998

After the bombing of Iraq, danger grows of a US ground assault

By Barry Grey, 30 December 1998

David Walsh's list of the best films of 1998

30 December 1998

WSWS arts editor David Walsh lists some of the better American and international films of 1998.

New revelations of corruption in New York City unions

By Bill Vann, 30 December 1998

One month after the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees staged an administrative takeover of New York City's largest municipal union body, ousted its top bureaucrat Stanley Hill and installed its own administrator, the revelations of fraud, corruption and gangsterism within District Council 37 continue to leak out, like pus from an infected wound.

New Zealand coalition government in disarray

By a correspondent, 30 December 1998

Oldest human-like fossil uncovered in South Africa

By Frank Gaglioti, 30 December 1998

Plans for Greater London Authority ignore growing social inequality

By Keith Lee, 30 December 1998

The creation of the GLA is supposed to remedy the capital's lack of any co-ordinating body, ever since the Tory government abolished the Greater London Council in the 1980s. This is widely seen as an impediment in the competition for international investment projects on which the British economy depends.

Why did the Scottish National Party oppose the bombing of Iraq?

By Steve James, 30 December 1998

The Scottish National Party raised considerable objections to British participation in the United States' air attack on Iraq. This opposition was neither principled, nor motivated by humanitarian considerations. Rather it stemmed from the SNP's close orientation to Europe.

"Stalin and his regime destroyed the revolution."

By Stefan Steinberg, 29 December 1998

An interview with photographer David King

1937: Stalin's Year of Terror By Vadim Z. Rogovin – Table of Contents

29 December 1998

Table of contents for 1937: Stalin's Year of Terror, by Vadim Z. Rogovin.