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The pigeon flapped in desperation, moving across Melbourne’s lavish Capitol Theatre in fits and starts.  It was more alarmed than anything else at the address being given by former Australian football (soccer to some) player Craig Foster.  Foster has

The draconian controls imposed in contemporary Kashmir and the slow-motion ethnic cleansing taking place there in response to its indigenous people’s popular self-determination movement were first pioneered by what India did in Punjab 35 years ago when attempting to suppress

Like Timor-Leste, West Papua, commonly subsuming both Papua and West Papua, remains a separate ethnic entity, acknowledged as such by previous colonial powers.  Its Dutch colonial masters, in preparing to leave the region in the 1950s, left the ground fertile

Papua New Guinea New Leader James Marape’s Ambitious Vision: Make His Country “The Richest Black Christian Nation on Earth”? By , September 09, 2019
Treadmill of Magic Seeds and Broken Promises: Dismantling the Myth of Bt Cotton Success in India By , September 06, 2019
Fear and Loathing Under Modi’s Second Term By , September 05, 2019
How Japanese Scientists Confronted the U.S. and Japanese Governments to Reveal the Effects of Bikini H-bomb Tests By , September 02, 2019
Timor-Leste and Australia: A Loveless Affair at Twenty By , September 01, 2019
Australia’s Foreign Fighters: The Temporary Exclusion “Solution” By , August 31, 2019
Revival of Shintoism in Abe’s Japan: Why? Another Holy War? By , August 28, 2019
Condescension and Climate Change: Australia and the Failure of the Pacific Islands Forum By , August 19, 2019
India’s Tryst with Destiny: Freedom Struggle from Exploitation and Degradation Is Global By , August 08, 2019
The Sikhs for Justice Support the Kashmiris’ Struggle for Self-Determination By , August 08, 2019
India’s Doing Everything that Israel Wishes It Could Do, but Few Seem to Care By , August 08, 2019
15 August, 1947 Wasn’t “Independence Day” for India’s Sikhs By , August 08, 2019
India Is Getting Ready to Declare Anyone a “Terrorist” Without Due Process By , August 08, 2019
Reiwa Shinsengumi: A New Unconventional Politician has Emerged in Japan. Power to the People! By , August 02, 2019
Pacific Island States Declare Climate Crisis By , August 01, 2019
India Involved in China-Vietnam Dispute in the South China Sea? By , July 31, 2019
Is India Preparing to Unleash “Weapons of Mass Migration” in Kashmir? By , July 31, 2019
Eight Indian States Are Getting Ready to Crack Down on the Sikh Community By , July 28, 2019
Is India Preparing to Impose the “Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act” in Punjab? By , July 28, 2019
Top End Travels: The Tiwi Islands, the Catholic Church and King Joe of Melville Island By , July 26, 2019
The Recent Japanese Elections Might Slow Down the US’ “Indo-Pacific” Strategy By , July 26, 2019
Khalistan Isn’t About “Sikh Supremacy”, but Challenging Hindu Supremacy By , July 26, 2019
India and the Khalistan Liberation Movement. Fleshing Out The Future Vision Of Indian Federalism By , July 21, 2019
In the Wake of Fukushima. Imagining Disasters in the Era of Climate Change: Is Japan’s Seawall a New Maginot Line? By , and , July 19, 2019
Manus, Nauru and an Australian Detention Legacy By , July 19, 2019
National Security and Press Freedoms in Australia By , July 19, 2019
Chronic Illnesses: Why Are Natural and Complementary Therapies Under Attack in Australia? By , July 19, 2019
Corporate Gangster in Australia: Adani Mining Giant’s Pursuit of Scientists By , July 19, 2019
This Roadside Mechanic from Rajasthan Has Rescued over 1,180 Injured Wild Animals! By , July 01, 2019
India’s Looming Agricultural Crisis: A Unique Chance to Change the System? By , July 01, 2019
The British Empire Created the Reserve Bank of India, as a “Sheathed Weapon,” Used to Fleece Indian Wealth By , June 29, 2019
In Indonesian Borneo: Humiliate Native People, Then Loot Their Land By , June 29, 2019
The Fragility of Democracy: Hong Kong, China and the Extradition Bill By , June 18, 2019
People’s Tribunal on War Crimes by South Korean Troops During the Vietnam War By , June 17, 2019
Australia, Matters of Water: Dubious Approvals and the Adani Carmichael Mine By , June 17, 2019
Encouraging Illegal Planting of Bt Brinjal in India: Political Posturing, Displaying Contempt for the Wider Public Interest By , June 14, 2019
The Development of India’s “Space Force”. Geopolitical and Strategic Implications By , June 14, 2019
US-India Strategic Partnership: Pompeo Hinted at a Big “Surprise”. Contain both Russia and China By , June 14, 2019
Prime Minister Modi’s Indian Ocean Island Trip Is Integral to His Second Term in Office By , June 08, 2019
Japan’s F-35 Acquisition and the Arms Race in the Western Pacific: Strategic Game Changer or Epic Boondoggle? By , June 06, 2019
Hundreds Died ‘as a Result of the Indonesian Elections’ By , June 06, 2019
Australia’s Voters Betray Themselves, Their Homeland and Mother Earth By , May 31, 2019
Australia’s Bob Hawke: Misunderstood in Memoriam By , May 30, 2019
The Victory of Small Visions in Australia: Scott Morrison Retains Government By , May 30, 2019
A Compulsive Matter: Mandatory Voting in Australia and Its Discontents By , May 30, 2019
Illegal Bt Brinjal Growing in India: A Call to Initiate Criminal Proceedings against Regulators and Corporations By , May 15, 2019
A Matter of Independence: Equinor and Drilling the Great Australian Bight By , May 08, 2019
Globalizing China: Confucius Institutes and the Paradoxes of Authenticity and Modernity By , May 03, 2019
Abdication, Succession and Japan’s Imperial Future: An Emperor’s Dilemma By , May 03, 2019
An Open Letter to Emperor Akihito:
 For Establishing a Genuine Democracy in Japan By , May 03, 2019
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