4 September 2008

Today ---------- 21 January 1999

News & Analysis
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Clinton's State of the Union address:
a speech in full denial

In fourth day of impeachment trial:
White House Counsel refutes case against Clinton

The worsening state of working America

Julie Hiatt Steele to fight Starr's indictment

US medical journal editor fired in cave-in to the right

The euro's launch heralds major economic and social conflicts

Crisis in the European Union
The failed vote of no-confidence in the European Parliament

One month after grisly discovery
UK admits hostages in Chechnya were asked to report sensitive information

Sri Lankan newspapers report Australian government exclusion of Tamil socialist

Workers Struggles
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Australian waterfront workers face further job cuts

Workers struggles: Europe, Africa and the Middle East

Arts Review
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A Civil Action: a compelling tale loses much of its impact

---------- 20 January 1999

News & Analysis
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Networks fail to report Republican ties to racist groups
A curious silence

Castroism at forty: the dead-end of petty-bourgeois nationalism

As right wing steps up their defence
Retreat by prosecution in Pinochet extradition case

Banana war threatens jobs and heralds wider trade conflicts

Pennsylvania mother charged in the fire deaths of her four children
Housing conditions and welfare reform to blame

Sri Lankan newspapers report Australian government exclusion of Tamil socialist

Exclusion of Tamil socialist reveals
The new White Australia Policy
Part One

Science & Technology
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A materialist examination of human consciousness:
Nancy Russell reviews Consciousness Explained by Daniel C. Dennett

Arts Review
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Exhibit Review:
Classic Cézanne
: Art Gallery of NSW,
28 November 1998 to 28 February 1999
"One must see nature as no-one has seen it before"

---------- 19 January 1999

News & Analysis
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On the eve of the State of the Union address
Clinton silent on the impeachment conspiracy

Hunger will increase in 1999, UN warns

SEP Student Club blocked at University of Melbourne
1990s-style student unionism

International protests against Australian government exclusion of Tamil socialist

New Zealand government boosts security agency powers

Nine months after toxic waste devastated marshlands in southern Spain
World scientists meet to discuss Coto de Doñana disaster

Public inquiry in Britain: Police officers evade disciplinary charges in racist killing of Stephen Lawrence

Workers Struggles
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American retailers involved in sweatshop racketeering on US-Pacific territory

Workers Struggles: The Americas

Correspondence
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On the Impeachment trial
"The persuasive power of your articles lies in your insistence on upholding the highest journalistic standards"

Letters from WSWS readers: Week one of the impeachment trial

Appreciation for the commentary on Michael Jordan's retirement

---------- 16 January 1999

News & Analysis
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The Senate impeachment trial
Democrats paralyzed as Republicans present their case against Clinton

Brazil crisis exposes global faultlines

Chilean government to make presentation to the Pinochet hearing

Australian aid organisation protests government exclusion of Tamil socialist

Fresh fighting in Sierra Leone capital intensifies crisis in West Africa

A travesty of justice: Malaysian judge amends charges in Anwar's trial

Faction fight breaks out in Britain's Labour government
The crisis facing Blair's Third Way

Snowfall cripples public services: Detroit schools close indefinitely

Some issues raised by Michael Jordan's retirement

Workers Struggles
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Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

Arts Review
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Some interesting films on US television, January 16-22

Correspondence
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Why Pinochet must be condemned

Letter from a displaced GM worker
The UAW works for the company, not auto workers

---------- 15 January 1999

News & Analysis
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The Senate impeachment trial: The legal framework of a right-wing witch-hunt

Despite court ruling of unfair trial, Texas executes Troy Farris

WSWS readers condemn Australian ban on Tamil socialist

"Law and order" campaign in Australian state election
Labor to abolish right to silence before criminal trials

Labour's Scottish land reforms play to the nationalist gallery

Justices hostile to lawyer for 12 year old charged with murder
Appeals court hearing on Nathaniel Abraham confession

---------- 14 January 1999

News & Analysis
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Chain reaction crisis feared in Latin America
Financial markets plunge as Brazil devalues currency

Asian crisis: ILO report details worsening social conditions

India: Congress party backs BJP "reform" bills

WSWS calls for protests against Australian government's exclusion of Tamil socialist

Workers Struggles
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Australia: Union betrayals cut wages

Workers Struggles: Europe and Africa

Correspondence
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The Internet companies and the stock market

New reader appreciates World Socialist Web Site

---------- 13 January 1999

News & Analysis
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Israel prepares for crisis elections

Australian SEP demands reversal of ban on Tamil socialist

British prime minister's South Africa visit provokes anger over air strikes against Iraq

Britain: Labour's new pension plans will impoverish the elderly

Salt Lake City bribery scandal: the buying of the Olympic games

Detroit Medical Center announces job cuts

Concerns over the Thai air crash

Arts Review
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Betrayed:
A review of the Philip Roth novel I Married a Communist

---------- 12 January 1999

News & Analysis
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Week one of the impeachment trial: bipartisan agreement delivers setback to the White House

Clinton at the Detroit Economic Club
The politics of self-delusion

Winter storm exposes social chasm in Detroit
City services at standstill one week later

What is fueling the Internet stocks' bubble?

A loyal servant of capitalism
New Zealand Order of Merit for trade union head

WSWS calls for protests against Australian government's exclusion of Tamil socialist

Workers Struggles
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Montreal firefighters dispute highlights need for workers to mount political struggle

Auto workers occupy Brazilian plant

Workers Struggles: The Americas

Correspondence
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A letter from a Massachusetts attorney
Continue your coverage and protests of the Julie Hiatt Steele indictment

Engineer in Pakistan writes on arsenic contamination in Bangladesh

---------- 9 January 1999

News & Analysis
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UNSCOM-CIA revelations show how the American people were lied to about Iraq

Starr indicts recalcitrant witness Julie Hiatt Steele

Attorney for Julie Hiatt Steele charges Starr with abuse of prosecutorial power

What the Pinochet affair shows about Britain

Flu outbreak highlights crisis in Britain's health service

WSWS calls for protests against Australian government's exclusion of Tamil socialist

Workers Struggles
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Workers Struggles: Asia

Arts Review
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Marty Jonas on Alfred Hitchcock's decline

Some interesting films on US television, January 9-15

---------- 8 January 1999

News & Analysis
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Senate impeachment trial opens: political coup enters climactic stage

Sri Lanka: Detention of framed-up plantation workers extended

Britain's largest chemical company cuts 1,000 jobs

Science & Technology
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The joy of science: A review of Unweaving the Rainbow by Richard Dawkins

Correspondence
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A reader comments on films and filmmakers

---------- 7 January 1999

News & Analysis
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UN inspectors in Iraq helped spy for the CIA

Protest Australian government exclusion of Tamil socialist

Authorities ignored avalanche warnings: Government culpability in deaths of nine Quebec Inuit

Scottish telecom factory closure leaves workers penniless

Workers Struggles
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Workers Struggles: Europe and Africa

 

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