Peter Gellert, Mexico City A massive civic movement in the southern state of Oaxaca has placed what was a local conflict onto the centre stage of Mexican political life. In May, Local 22 of the National Teachers Union — which in Oaxaca has a
Sue Bolton, Melbourne The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) — originally established to protect consumers from shonky trade practices — has now been enlisted in the Howard government's drive to destroy trade unions as
Zane Alcorn

Despite PM John Howard's call for a "full-blooded debate" about energy, greenhouse and uranium mining, there has been little discussion about renewable energy sources such as wind power.

Wind power is the fastest-growing energy generation industry in the world.


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