Australia & Pacific Political & Social Issues
Once Upon a Time in Perth Western Australia
A true story I needed to write down because it was happening in front of my eyes and I needed to somehow make sense of it and like always it makes me realise more than ever, it is so easy to be racist and so hard not to be, it is so easy to feel like you are better than others and so hard not to ...
Australia Takes Control of Subic Bay Naval Base in the Philippines
Australian and American interests have secured a deal with the Philippines to operate and enhance the former US Naval base at Subic Bay. This is a major achievement to block further encroachment in the Philippine Sea.
Power and Prejudice
Casual encounter with the 24. Prime Minister of Australia and Nanda people representative. Two main questions stayed unanswered: 'Australia's first settlers, who were they?' Australia's future inhabitants who they will be?'
The Australian Social Security Must Be Equal
We are writing about a social security system that is fair for everybody, at least this is our aim, we hope that we will be able to say something useful enough to make important political people to fix the system
Australia's History with Heroin and Australia's Current Heroin Policy
More than any other nation in the world, Australia has always had a rich and extensive history with drug use and smuggling. Australia's drug policies have been updated to address the growing problem.
Australian Migration Policy: What Are We Doing About Asylum Seekers?
Since the Pacific Solution, we've adopted several reforms and new legislation to handle asylum seekers in Australia. Our underlying position remained the same: use of force to alter desired outcomes.
Dutton Makes a Mockery of Democracy by Holding Decorated NZ Soldier Without Charge in Casuarina Prison
New Zealand return soldier being held in Casuarina Prison, in Western Australia, despite having committed no crime. Ko is being held without charge at the leisure of Immigration Minister Peter Dutton.
The Dispossessed (a poem and commentary about today's society)
This poem expresses some of my thoughts regarding what is wrong with today's society and suggests one possible solution in regard to homeless and unemployed.
The Australian Government Says If You Are Tattooed, You Are a Criminal
Amid new tattoo laws and the creation of a National Data Base of tattooed Australians, the Government says you are a criminal and propagates society to believe you are dysfunctional. What is true?
Why Can't Rebel's MC Members Hold Down Top Jobs
Members, Associates and Family Members are being forced out of their livelihood, employment due to outrageous claims that 'Positions of Trust' leads to "...advantage". Advantage of what exactly?
Problems Caused By Introduced Hoofed Animals in Australia
The hoofed animals in Australia,such as horses, donkeys and deer, that have been introduced are particularly destructive because their hooves destroy precious top soil.
Reasons Why People Choose to Ignore Others
Reasons Why People Ignore Others (Acceptable/Unacceptable) Why do people ignore other people? It is a very uncomfortable situation when people ignore you. The person who gets ignored, often, feels like that it is deliberate and other people are...
African-Americans With Green, Grey, Hazel or Blue Eyes, Naturally Blonde or Red (Ginger) Hair, and Freckles
Have you ever seen an African-American with blue eyes? They do exist. How about an African-American with red hair and freckles? Come look at some blonde hair dark-skinned individuals.
Steve Irwin - the Crocodile Hunter (Lover) of Australia
Steve Irwin dead!... Crikey, It was like losing your best Mate !
Squizzy Taylor and Other Notorious Australian Gangsters of the 1920s
In the 1920s, American-style gangsters, the most notorious being 'Squizzy' Taylor, controlled crime in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Sydney, offering every kind of service, from gambling and prostitution to sly-grog and blackmail - even murder.
The Aboriginals of Papua New Guinea and Australia's Small Islands
The study of the Human Genome and of human migration for the last, possibly, 200,000 years examines far more than the steps and routes early peoples took. A wealth of information and growing controversy are inherent in the research, all of it fascinating. "All my relations" is truer than we thought...
Aborigines of Oceana: Australian Aboriginals are First People out of Africa
Spirit Ancestors. Extraterrestrials? My favorite scene from the 1983 film of the US Space Program, The Right Stuff, is the scene in which John Glenn orbits the Earth over Australia while Aboriginals contemplate the Dreamtime.