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The colonization of Australia in 1788 onwards was based on the false premise of Terra Nullius, or vacant land. Yet, in the record of Captain Cook, and many other explorers, there are numerous confirma
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 August 2009 10:45

More Than Just Food!

More Than Just Food!
In the last two years, a worrying global phenomenon has been emerging, as reports of food scarcity, rising prices and the declining nutrition levels of vulnerable populations have become commonplace.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2009 14:51

Student Cultural Exchange: The American Experience

Student Cultural Exchange: The American Experience
I have actually been blessed to make several Muslim friends in the United States, and I have studied Islam prior to coming to the Middle East, so I knew that Islam is not depicted correctly in the med
Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2009 09:58

My Children Are TV Remote-Controlled

My Children Are TV Remote-Controlled
Luisa Anton in her two-room apartment, while doing the laundry, shouts at the peak of her voice for Andoy, her nine-year old son, and Tisay, her six-year old daughter, to look after their nine-month o
Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2009 09:07

Taiwan: Worst Flooding in 50 Years

Taiwan: Worst Flooding in 50 Years
Taipai - Typhoon Morakot hit Taiwan on August 07 2009. Taiwan's government mobilized troops to rescue tens of thousands of residents trapped in the island's worst flooding in 50 years. One person was
Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2009 12:53

A Flagrant Lack of Concern for the People

A Flagrant Lack of Concern for the People
Nigeria's latest spate of violence -- which began with attacks on police stations in four northern states -- is not what it seems. Superficially, the story looks similar to -- though it was not connec
Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2009 11:32

Voices: The Indigenous People of Australia

Voices: The Indigenous People of Australia
August 09th is the U.N. Day of Indigenous Peoples, but what does that mean in a globalized world? Here we take a look at the indigenous peoples of Australia known as Aborigines. However to them, 'abo
Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2009 10:38

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