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What is the point in central government orders and carefully thought out regulatory norms if government officials and regulators act with blatant disregard? This is precisely what we now see happening in India where genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are concerned.

Such companies advertise themselves as slick and professional, the best in the business, all things to men, women and everyone in between. They insist that we can all have that vast cake of wealth and eat it too.  Equinor, a

Confucius Institutes, the language and culture programs funded by the Chinese government, have been established in more than 1,500 high schools and colleges worldwide since their debut in 2004. A centerpiece of China’s soft power policy, they represent an effort

Introduction

On 30 April 2019, 86-year-old Emperor Akihito 明仁made history. He became the first modern emperor to abdicate. Indeed, his was the first abdication since that of Emperor Kōkaku 光格over two centuries before in 1817. By the same token, the

An Open Letter to Emperor Akihito:
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Indonesian Elections: Two Right-Wing Candidates Claiming Victory By , May 03, 2019
The BJP Proudly Compared India’s “Anti-Terror” Strikes to “Israel’s” and the US’ By , April 29, 2019
Foreign Intrusion? Sri Lanka Easter Sunday Attack by ISIS and Who Else? By , April 29, 2019
Genetically Modified Bt Brinjal Aubergine Illegally Growing in India: Who Is Really Pulling the Strings? By , April 28, 2019
10 Questions on Sri Lanka Easter Day Bombings? By , April 27, 2019
Right on Cue: Indian Media Blames Pakistan for the Sri Lankan Terrorist Attacks By , April 25, 2019
As the 2019 Indian General Election Takes Place, Are the Nation’s Farmers Being Dealt a Knock-Out Blow? By , April 24, 2019
Bloody Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka By , April 24, 2019
Emperor Akhito’s Abdication: A New Era for Japan’s Military? By , April 24, 2019
Lethal Bungling: Sri Lanka’s Easter Bombings By , April 23, 2019
Lethal Fluctuations: The Death Penalty in Asia By , April 09, 2019
Japan, A “Necessary Evil”? Keeping Women Out of Medical Schools Won’t Fix What Ails the Japanese Medical Profession By , April 02, 2019
China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI): Global Value Chains Need to be Built By , March 25, 2019
Bridge Between Developed, Developing Worlds. China’s Status in the Global Economy By , March 25, 2019
China-Africa Cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI): Africa Sees the Way Forward By , March 25, 2019
China: From Population Dividend to Reform Dividend By , March 25, 2019
Publicised Cruelty: Scott Morrison Visits Christmas Island By , March 12, 2019
India Cuts Monsanto Seed Royalties for 3rd Time By , March 12, 2019
Labor in the Age of Duterte: The Pacific Plaza Strike By and , March 12, 2019
North Korea as a Small Great Power By and , March 02, 2019
Sickness and Paranoia: The Morrison Government’s Refugee Problem By , March 02, 2019
After Withdrawal from the IWC: The Future of Japanese Whaling By , March 02, 2019
Death by Video: Morrison Combats Refugees by Film By , March 02, 2019
Remembering the Grandmothers: The International Movement to Commemorate the Survivors of Militarized Sexual Abuse in the Asia-Pacific War By and , March 02, 2019
GI, Veteran, and POW Voices of Conscience: Recovering the Voices of GI Resistance to the War in Vietnam By , March 02, 2019
Demise of Sri Lanka’s Independence. Deepening of Foreign Control: China, US, India, Japan By , February 11, 2019
China Creates, Macau Burns and Robs By , February 04, 2019
The Criminalization of Filipino Children By , January 25, 2019
Mounting Social Anger Seen in Two-day Strike Against Indian Government By , January 10, 2019
Philippines’ Duterte Administration and His “Anti-drugs War”. Towards a Police State By , December 28, 2018
As U.S. Airbase Construction Starts in Okinawa, Legal Action Aims to Save Endangered Dugongs By , December 17, 2018
BJP Loses the Semi Final By , December 16, 2018
Stand with Okinawa By , December 13, 2018
India’s Agricultural Crisis: The Kisan Mukti March by Impoverished Farmers Embodies the Concept of “Revolutionary Suicide” By , December 08, 2018
Grappling with Clientelism: The Japanese State and Okinawa Under Abe Shinzo By , December 05, 2018
South Korea’s Candlelight Revolution and the Future of the Korean Peninsula By , December 05, 2018
India’s Agrarian Crisis: Father of Green Revolution Rejects GM Crops By , December 02, 2018
Concepts of Nonsense: Australian Soft Power By , November 30, 2018
Australia: The Disgruntled Former Prime Minister Turnball By , November 30, 2018
Big Mouthed Blue-Eyes: Frank Sinatra in Australia By , November 30, 2018
Shark Attack in Queensland: Fearing Monsters in the Whitsundays By , November 07, 2018
Ghosts of Hiroshima By , November 05, 2018
Australian Politics: Wentworth Blues, Another Nail in the Scomo Coffin By , November 03, 2018
India’s Farmers Plan Mass March to the Nation’s Parliament as Agrarian Crisis Reaches “Civilization Proportions” By , October 29, 2018
“Sold for 40 Yen”: Nishioka Tsutomu Admits Fabricating Evidence on the “Comfort Women” By , October 19, 2018
What Killed Thousands of Indonesians — The Quake or the Misery? By , October 16, 2018
The Russia -US -India Geopolitical Triangle: Will India’s “Balancing Act” Between Russia and the US Break Down Over Iran? By , October 11, 2018
Agent Orange and the Legacy of the Vietnam War: Living Disabled By , October 11, 2018
Australian Complicity: Nauru and Silencing Journalism By , October 11, 2018
The Oral History of a Japanese Soldier in Manchuria By , October 11, 2018
Japan’s Integrated Approach to Human Security By , October 11, 2018
China’s Belt and Road as a Conduit for Clean Power Projects Around the World By and , September 21, 2018
Australia’s Naval Base in Papua New Guinea: Power Play in the South Pacific against China By , September 20, 2018
Asia’s Troubled Waters: The South China Sea Dispute By , September 20, 2018
Senator Fraser Anning and the Smugness of Australian “Values” By , September 04, 2018
Lifting the Darkness: American and Vietnamese War Poets By , September 04, 2018
India’s Arrest of Leftist Activists. Fear of Social Revolution By , September 02, 2018
The Himalayas: Literature Can Displace Anthropology By , September 02, 2018
The Kerala Deluge: Global Warming’s Latest Act By , September 02, 2018
Why Women From Asia Are Confronting U.S. Fracking: Oil Extraction Equals Plastic Production By , August 27, 2018
The Illegal Entry of GMOs into India By , August 25, 2018
Sodding the Australian Voter: Accidental Prime Ministers and Political Indulgence By , August 25, 2018
Baby Elephants in Southeast Asia Are Separated From Their Mothers and Tortured For the Sake of Tourism By , August 21, 2018
Readying Knives: The Mortality of Australian Prime Ministers By , August 20, 2018
Kerala Flood Is Thousands of Times the Magnitude of Thai Cave Rescue! Yet Still… By , August 18, 2018
Fukushima, Media, Democracy: The Promise of A Documentary Film By , and , August 16, 2018
The Abe State and Okinawan Protest – High Noon 2018 By , August 16, 2018
India’s Water Resources: Save Activist Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand, Save River Ganga By , August 16, 2018
Batam Island – Indonesia’s Pathetic Attempt to Create A Second Singapore By and , August 08, 2018
Conferencing, Extortion and Political Science 2018: “The Meat Market” of the 2018 World IPSA Congress By , August 08, 2018
The Lasting Condition: Drought in Australia By , August 08, 2018
India: The State of Independence. British Colonialism Replaced by a New Hegemony By , August 08, 2018
Justice Postponed: Ito Shiori and Rape in Japan By , August 02, 2018
India Mortgaged? Forced-Fed Illness and the Neoliberal Food Regime By , July 30, 2018
Migrant Labor: A Central Pillar of Nepal’s Grim Economy By , July 28, 2018
Nepal’s Economy – Can Contented Tourists Match Desperate Migrant Laborers? By , July 21, 2018
The Papua Attacks Prove That Insurgency Is Still Alive in Indonesia By , July 11, 2018
Agrarian Crisis and Climate Catastrophe: Forged in India, Made in Washington By , July 09, 2018
Militants Threaten China’s OBOR Initiative in Myanmar By , July 08, 2018