In the past 12 months or so taxpayers have footed the bill for the Government's inhumane treatment of asylum seekers to the tune of more than $100 million. Refugees have been paying with their liberty, dignity, families and lives. The drowning last week of 353 mainly Iraqi refugees bound for Australia has been used as a political football by both Liberal and Labor Parties.
J.David Galland delineates the changing role of women in today's military. With increased demands on combat forces women will soon find themselves far from the action. New policies to take effect soon will exclude women from any future combat role.
AMY GOODMAN will join the next People Have the Power
"Super Rally" with RALPH NADER and PATTI SMITH this coming
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10 at THE ORPHEUM THEATER in
BOSTON. Well known political comedian BARRY CRIMMINS
will join us as Master of Ceremonies... ($12 adv/$15 door.)
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