While Australian politics continues its descent into absurdity, a young Newcastle Activist is being drawn over hot coals in the Supreme Court for having the affront to interfere with the finances of the Coal Mining industry in Australia. Earlier this year, Johnathon Moylan, 25, allegedly sent a press… »
The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) and the West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT) today condemned the U.S. government’s decision to approve the sale of deadly Apache attack helicopters to Indonesia. The sale demonstrates that U.S. concern for greater respect for human rights and justice in Indonesia… »
Via Shiva Shankar ‘The USA and other countries too, should pass such a law. Only then, perhaps, will Hindus be shamed into concrete action against the ‘unparalleled social abuse of untouchability (A.J.Toynbee)’. ——————- Radio Australia Britain outlaws caste discrimination http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/radio/program/asia-pacific/britain-outlaws-caste-discrimination/1121320 Britain has outlawed caste discrimination, after… »
We live in an age of holistic knowledge. We live in an age where we increasingly see Planet Earth, or more specifically, all the biological organisms that live on it, and their respective environments, as interdependent. We have come to realize how fragile our Planet can be. With the current… »
Most Nations ‘celebrate’ some sort of annual National Day, which usually marks the gaining of independence from an imperial power in the past. ‘Australia Day’, as it is known here, marks the establishment of Sydney on January 26, 1788. As the majority swill beer over the proverbial ‘prawn on the… »
Australia has recently experienced it’s hottest weather since records began, with the Weather Bureau forced to ‘add new colours’ to its temperature mapping system to accommodate thousands of hectares subject to temperatures exceeding 50 deg C. Major Bushfires raged out of control for days, so large that they were clearly… »
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