To lay any fears to rest it seems that the recent police shooting in Kings Cross will see the beginning of comments from various sources confirming just how racist this country is. We here in Australia have at least one commentator who thinks that the public is more concerned about violent indigenous [...]
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Racism in Australia link http://rsp.org.au/content/racism-australia White Australia Policy – The Background In the simplest means, White Australia Policy was a restrictive immigration policy pursued in Australia. But if we dig deep, it was a systematic racial approach by the capitalist ruling class. In the mid-19th century there was a shortage of labour [...]
The significance of indigenous mobilisations Groups protesting across Latin America have been changing the politics of ‘business as usual’.
Indigenous mobilisation has brought environmental politics to the streets [AFP] Miami, FL - Indigenous politics tend to be understood as local anecdotes, rather than political events of international significance. So it is of little surprise that the funeral of Bernardo Vásquez in San José del Progreso, Oaxaca, Mexico, generated little international attention. Vásquez was the second anti-mining activist [...]
Australia a racist nation: Malcolm Fraser, University Report Score Govt’s Aboriginal Intervention Program By ERIK PINEDA:
Enlarge (Photo: University of Copenhagen) Malcolm Fraser, University Report Score Govt’s Aboriginal Intervention Program By ERIK PINEDA: Subscribe to Erik’s RSS feed March 8, 2012 9:22 PM EST The Australian government has been accused of conducting sham dialogues that were supposed to back its Stronger Futures legislation for the indigenous communities of the Northern Territory. Former Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser was convinced [...]
After more than 200 years of abuse indigenous in Australia are still gripped by suffering and suicide
This is a better copy of material I posted in another article. George Ikners ikners.com Differentiating Aboriginal suicide “Think different” is the wording of a current Apple Macintosh computer advertisement. The phrase could well apply to the suicides of Aboriginal youth. Their suicide has different wellsprings, histories, sociologies, patterns, and even [...]
The doctrine of intervention Today’s political ethics are surprisingly similar to the doctrine of discovery set by the Vatican back in 1452.
This article deals with a ‘doctrine’ that has and still does affect the indigenous people of Australia. While some view the Australian attitude to the indigenous as “paternal” that word carries with it some concept of actually caring for and being concerned about the peoples being made the subject of some or any [...]
Racism in Australia White Australia Policy – The Background In the simplest means, White Australia Policy was a restrictive immigration policy pursued in Australia. But if we dig deep, it was a systematic racial approach by the capitalist ruling class. In the mid-19th century there was a shortage of labour and Chinese and [...]
Ten million were slaughtered. We did the same in Australia but did not have that kind of number available to kill
Native Americans Mark Day of Mourning on Thanksgiving: ‘We are not Vanishing, We Are Not Conquered’ The United American Indians of New England marked the 42nd National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, Mass. on Nov. 24 as others celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. Native speakers described the “suppressed” history of the holiday, the massacre of the Wampanoag [...]
On the 7th of February 2011 a document was made that spoke of the Australian government‘s actions toward the indigenous people of Australia. The original actions were part of a policy put in place by a Liberal based conservative Federal government. That government was later replaced by a Labor Party government that has allowed the [...]
Racism in Australia White Australia Policy – The Background In the simplest means, White Australia Policy was a restrictive immigration policy pursued in Australia. But if we dig deep, it was a systematic racial approach by the capitalist ruling class. In the mid-19th century there was a shortage of labour and [...]
Using courts to harass Ecuador’s dissidents Former cabinet minister and last indigenous government member Monica Chuji is facing trial for defamation.
President Correa has been able to repress the indigenous protests at little political cost, but as the protests continue to mobilise and grow across the country, it may be in Correa’s best interest to listen to them [EPA] Ecuadorian former minister and activist Monica Chuji is about to face trial for defamation. The president’s secretary [...]
Bolivian protestors are marching against government plans to build a highway through indigenous land [EPA/EFE] Evading indigenous consultation in Bolivia Indigenous Bolivians are searching for social justice as the government plans to build a new highway. Manuela Picq Last Modified: 14 Sep 2011 08:13 Indigenous groups from the lowlands of Bolivia have been marching since August [...]
Racism plays a major role in Australian life. As the colony settled into becoming a profitable venture for the privileged classes; what became ne cessary was a comon enemy. This type of process has been occuring al over the so called educated world for well over a few hundred years. In this process the oppressed are [...]
Photo by GALLO/GETTY According to workers at the Brazilian government-run national Indian foundation, FUNAI, late last week a group of men from a paramilitary faction from Peru, armed with rifles and machine guns, entered Brazilian territory and encircled a remote jungle guard post used by FUNAI researchers to study and protect isolated indigenous tribes near the [...]
How the Murdoch press keeps Australia’s dirty secret 12 May 2011 The illegal eavesdropping on famous people by the News of the World is said to be Rupert Murdoch’s Watergate. But is it the crime by which Murdoch ought to be known? In his native land, Australia, Murdoch controls 70 per cent of the capital [...]
‘They chose to create a future for their grandchildren’: $1.5b native title deal Courtney Trenwith May 7, 2011 – 10:26AM An aerial photo of the cliff line at James Price Point 60 km north of Broome , the site of a proposed LNG hub. Photo: Glenn Campbell The most significant native title agreement in [...]
There is an excellent video called, ” Australian Aboriginal Genocide It is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7eubc-Yk3M What is proposed is that there will be regular material on indigenous sites in Australia. It is a fairly sad event to see that the above video ceased comments owing the the “huge amount of racism“. Just another indication of the [...]