Government allows US ballistic missile testing The Australian government has agreed to cooperate with the US government in "Project Dundee" — ground to air Terrier missile tests off the coast of Western Australia. "These tests could threaten
Regular readers of Green Left Weekly will be aware of our extensive coverage of developments in the struggle for democracy in the Asia Pacific region. From its beginning six years ago, Green Left has placed particular importance on this region,
Boycott Reflex copy paper By Trevor Coon Amcor Ltd (Australian Paper) is the largest domestic user of woodchips in Australia. Its signature brands, Reflex and Copyright, consist of virgin eucalypt fibres. The overwhelming majority of this
BogartBy A.M. Sperber and Eric LaxWeidenfeld & Nicolson, 1997. 676 pp., $39.95 (hb) Review by Phil Shannon Humphrey Bogart's movie portrayal of the tough guy with the soft centre, the cynic who is capable of idealism, has made him one of the
By Ana Kailis and Paul Howes HAVANA — At the 14th World Festival of Youth and Students from July 28 to August 5, 12,335 delegates representing 2000 organisations from 132 nations gathered to discuss their experiences in struggle against
Greenpeace condemns incinerator plans for Lebanon By Barry Healy Greenpeace's Mediterranean office has condemned plans to build a waste incinerator in southern Lebanon. Lebanese officials have confirmed a that an unidentified German company
By James Vassilopoulos On August 13, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) recommended to the Hunter Valley miners to continue negotiations and not resume their strike, following a recommendation by Justice Alan Boulton of
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


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