PHOENIX - The U.S. Justice Department sued Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Thursday, saying the Arizona lawman refused for more than a year to turn over records in an investigation into allegations his department discriminates against Hispanics.
Environment Film Festival
7 pm 8th Oct "FOOD Inc"
4 pm 9th Oct "End of the Line"
7 pm 9th Oct "The Yes Men Fix the World"
Films shown on the big screen at
225 Murray St. Hobart 03 6234 6397
$12/$8 conc per film or
$25/$15 conc. for a festival pass
cheap dinner available both nights.
This week a study on peak oil by a German military think tank was leaked on the Internet. The document shows that the German government is closely studying the issue of peak oil, and is aware of the potential for serious consequences as oil production declines. The study is reminiscent of the Hirsch Report, commissioned by the U.S.
This issue covers the demo in solidarity with Tamil refugees, follows the boycott by Boycott Israeli Apartheid Committee against the Zim shipping line, looks at the protest against local mining company Pacific Rim, and takes an in-depth look at Short Term Incentives for Rental as used by developers to maximize profit at the cost of the public.
Hours before peace talks were set to begin in Washington, Jewish settlers defiantly announced plans on Thursday to launch new construction in their West Bank enclaves in a test of strength with Palestinian Islamists.
UNITED NATIONS - The number of women raped by rebel groups during last month's raid of more than a dozen villages centred around Walikale, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has risen to over 240, U.N.
We have a problem. Australia currently has the lowest rate of strikes and industrial
action in history. The Fair Work legislation, and previously the Work Choices legislation,
limits the legality of industrial action to a complicated system of "protected" action,
where workers must vote in favour of industrial action, which can only be carried out
during a limited bargaining period.
The federal government is warning residents in a small Wyoming town with extensive natural gas development not to drink their water, and to use fans and ventilation when showering or washing clothes in order to avoid the risk of an explosion.
Three members of Home Based Women Workers Federation Zehra Khan, Irfana Jabbar and Shahla Rizwan visited 15 flood relief camps and distributed dry food and clothes among women and men in Moro 28 to 30th August 2010 where they visited and met with women and others in the camps.
Iowa is to corn ethanol what Saudi Arabia is to oil. At present Iowa has the capacity to produce 3.5 billion gallons of ethanol per year, which is 26% of the nation's total. This is of course due to the large amount of corn production in Iowa, enabled by ample rainfall and rich topsoil.