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Another player in the backlash? The "wild men" tell us that we have ignored them for too long. But not any more: the wild men are on the move. Over recent months, there has been a tremendous amount of interest in the many issues that surround

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".

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

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

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

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

Greenpeace confronts whaler The Greenpeace ship Solo began shadowing the Norwegian whaling vessel Nybraena off the coast of Russia in late July. The vessel is one of six licensed by the Norwegian government to kill around 110 minke whales for

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

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