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Dear Editor, At a recent scientific conference, not one but three pharmaceutical companies announced the stunning failures of experimental Alzheimer’s drugs that had tested successfully in mice, who...
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Dear Editor,   Steve Irwin was no saint, nor would he have claimed to be. He was a showbiz personality, acting the part of a "wildlife warrior" brilliantly, while in reality exploiting and harassing the...
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Dear Editor, How much do punters know about the industry that takes their money? The racing industry seems to think Australians are mug punters – gullible and easily swindled. In addition to the charges...
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Dear Editor, "Shooting the messenger" has been a popular sport for at least 2,000 years (although back then, Plutarch tells us, the messenger would be decapitated for bringing bad news). Australia kept...

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Dear Editor, Dorothea Mackellar had it right a century ago when she wrote in her famous poem "My Country" about a land "of droughts and flooding rains," proclaiming "when sick at heart around us, we see...
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Dear Editor, Once again, the news is full of stories about the horseracing industry. This is not surprising, considering the immense abuse that goes on there. This time, charges have been laid after police...
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Dear Editor, Here’s a novel idea – how about we tell kids the truth? PETA’s event in Sydney CBD where we put a simulated dog on a barbecue has caused howls of fake outrage about "exposing" kids...
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Dear Editor, The Northern Territory government is condoning animal cruelty through the use of electric shock collars. The collars are activated by GPS if the cattle try to get to pastures across unfenced...
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Dear Editor, PETA will always remember Annalise Braakensiek as a powerful force for kindness toward other animals. Annalise bared her skin to help animals in PETA's "The Naked Truth" campaign, and...
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Dear Editor, Many New Year resolutions are arduous and hard to maintain, but here's an easy and very satisfying one: be kinder in 2019. Most people understand that causing others to suffer is wrong....
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