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Public meeting Youth unemployment: A generation betrayed Young employed activists discuss strategies for real job creation, living wages, and an environmentally sustainable economy. Panel includes: Wendy Robertson, Resistance; Mary Macgregor,

A recent dispute in Casino, NSW, involved the expulsion of an Aboriginal high school student for calling "asshole" a teacher alleged to have used racist language, including terms such as "vermin", in regard to Aborigines. Former teacher ERIC EARLY

By David Robie AUCKLAND — Prime minister Jim Bolger's government calls for an investigation into allegations of extortion from homeless Pacific islanders desperate for living quarters by staff of the state-owned Housing New Zealand

Where the cancer is "Take care of the children. Tobacco will kill you and I am living proof of it ... I've spent the last months of my life in an incubator." — US actor Wayne McLaren, Marlboro Man in numerous cigarette advertisements, shortly

By Felicity Ruby Stall 117 at Aidex housed the Aerospace Foundation, advertising "The Essential Asia-Pacific Aerospace Event ... to reinforce Australia's place as the centre of Aerospace research and development design and production".

Petition on Libyan sanctions A Hands off Libya committee has been formed in Australia in response to the developing military threats against Libya by the US and its allies. On March 31 the UN Security Council passed a resolution imposing an

Opposition to NSW sand mining COFFS HARBOUR, NSW — The Surfrider Foundation, a north coast conservation group, is campaigning against the threat of sand mining in the Solitary Islands Marine Reserve and other environmentally sensitive parts

By Norm Dixon "We who believe in freedom cannot rest We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes Until the killing of black men, black mothers' sons Is as important as the killing of white men, white mothers' sons We who believe in

By Vanessa Johannsen The federal government's new Draft National Forest Policy shows yet again its spinelessness when faced with strong industry pressure. The document was put together by federal and state bureaucrats, seeking a nationally

By Stephen Marks MANAGUA — A meeting of "the representatives of the workers, peasants and the poor of Latin America" was Daniel Ortega's description of the Third Forum of Sao Paulo, held here from July 16 to 19. The Sandinista National

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