The Melanesian Way
Written by Victoria Stanford, University of Edinburgh (Contact: ~Written by Victoria Stanford, University of Edinburgh (Contact: email@example.com) Aid has long been the response of richer countries to the imbalance of economic development seen across the globe. In the last two decades however, relatively non-intrusive in-kind giving has been re-branded and intensified to the point where aid […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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Is there a democratic Papua New Guinean nation – or is it merely an arbitrary state built on a shaky, crumbling foundation of disparate traditional customs and the ‘Melanesian Way’? Has the system of government become a hybrid of concepts that fail to work on any level – a bastardization of both democracy and custom? […]
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VILIMAINA NAQELEVUKI, FijiTimes THE COUTUME Kanak (Kanak Custom) exhibition is an introduction talking mainly about territory, social structure and what the society is for the indigenous people of New Caledonia. This was highlighted by Artist and Photographer Sebastien Lebegue in an interview with this newspaper today. Lebegue has worked on these pieces for the past […]
A middle-aged man in Middle Bush, Tanna had three of his fingers cut off after an angry mob stormed his village over a land dispute. Police told Daily Post the mob also burned down a 4 bedroom house and a Four-Wheel Drive vehicle that was used by villagers in the Middle Bush area. Police also confirmed […]
POLICE and soldiers contained a tribal fight that broke out in Hela last week in which three men were killed, says provincial police commander Martin Lakari. He said police and soldiers were sent to Tari when the fight started between two tribes. “It is best for everyone to contain law-and-order by living in peace,” Lakari […]