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A decolonized mind defends its cultural roots, By Isaac Giron The term “decolonized” is popular among activists of color, yet is very loaded and hard to pin down. It has been used to free minds, but it also has divided communities. I used to view the world in terms of opposing powers struggling for dominance. I […]
Fiji wants countries to join its climate canoe at the latest UN climate talks. Source: https://thediplomat.com/, By Lyndal Rowlands When Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama assumed the presidency of the 23rd meeting of the UN’s climate change convention on November 6, he was a long way from his Pacific home. Fiji is the first Pacific Island […]
By Edward Cavanough – an Australian researcher and writer focusing on public policy and international affairs. By Al Jazeera – August 28, 2017 IN the suburbs of Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila, Chief Edward Cavanough is an Australian researcher and writer focusing on public policy and international affairs. Boborenvanua awaits trial on bail. The middle-aged chief spends his […]
The descendants of Solomon Islands’ slave labourers living in Fiji say they hope dual citizenship legislation being proposed in the Solomons will help them reconnect with long lost relatives. In the mid-nineteenth century more than 60,000 Pacific Islanders from Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Niue were coerced to work on canefields in Australia and Fiji through […]
Jason Hickel New research shows that developing countries send trillions of dollars more to the west than the other way around. Why? e have long been told a compelling story about the relationship between rich countries and poor countries. The story holds that the rich nations of the OECD give generously of their wealth to […]
U.S. withdrawal from the Paris agreement is deeply concerning to leaders in the Pacific. By Grant Wyeth The decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change has caused much concern across the Pacific. Pacific Island states are some of the most vocal advocates for aggressive carbon reduction […]
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