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Rising breast cancer rates in Hawaii may be partially attributable to intensive pesticide use, according to a recent study in Environmental Health Perspectives. Breast cancer rates have increased for all racial groups in Hawaii since 1970, but only
Action against uranium mining at Jabiluka By Tim Walgers BRISBANE — A week of action August 18-22 has been organised by a collective of environmental organisations opposed to the Energy Resources Australia uranium mine planned for
Strong support for native title By Margaret Perrott WOLLONGONG — A 50-strong meeting of the Illawarra Residents for Native Title decided on August 13 to organise local actions in support of the national day of action on native title on
The myth of 'reverse discrimination' The NSW Equal Opportunity Tribunal is currently hearing a case brought by Brett Halliwell against the owners of the (now closed) lesbian nightclub Sirens. Halliwell claims that he was refused entry to
Food and revolution I'm in such a tis! Here I am addressing the keyboard with my latest homily when I have other more pressing things to do. When your mind is elsewhere it is so difficult to be profound. But when you live in the fast
Anti-racists ROAR! By Kerryn Williams CANBERRA — Local bands Smeg, Buttnugget, Tinnitus, Punchinello, Poinaz Dare, All Ords, Goons Hired Goons, Reign of Terror, Apathy, Alpha Team 1 and No Strings Attached will all be appearing at a mega
By Adam Hanieh JERUSALEM — Head towards the Gaza coast, past the smiling billboards of Yasser Arafat, and you will soon find what would once have been considered a joke — Gaza's tourist area. Here you can sip fruit cocktails and watch the
Debate in WA union struggle By Anthony Benbow PERTH — Unions are discussing the "workers' embassy" established next to Parliament House in late April after more than 30,000 people demonstrated against the WA government's "third wave" of
Resistance activists discuss fight against racism By Zanny Begg BRISBANE — Thirty people came to the Resistance Centre on August 9 to hear Resistance national coordinator Sean Healy talk about strategies for fighting racism and the far
By David Gosling CANBERRA — Activists from the Education Action Group (EAG) at the Australian National University are currently collecting the 800 signatures needed to allow a referendum on affiliation to the National Union of Students (NUS).

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