Australia & Pacific Political & Social Issues
In the 1920s, American-style gangsters, the most notorious being 'Squizzy' Taylor, controlled crime in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Sydney, offering every kind of service, from gambling and prostitution to...
Gun control needs to happen in the USA. Thirty thousands people died last year in the United States as a result of guns. How can this be normal? How can guns laws change, to help solve mass shootings
Reasons Why People Ignore Others (Acceptable/Unacceptable) Why do people ignore other people? It is a very uncomfortable situation when people ignore you. The person who gets ignored, often, feels like that it is...
Australia is a very young country. Isolated from the rest of the world by vast oceans. During WWII, I believe Australia truly developed a strong sense of identity.
Speaking at the Funeral Service of the Unknown Australian Soldier in 1993, Keating politicizes the event to campaign for a switch to republican governance. This is an analysis of his speech.
The study of the Human Genome and of human migration for the last, possibly, 200,000 years examines far more than the steps and routes early peoples took. A wealth of information and growing controversy are inherent in...
August 18th, Vietnam Veterans Day, is the anniversary of Australia's most significant campaign in Vietnam - the Battle of Long Tan.
The Maori peoples of New Zealand consider themselves its First Nations. There is much duiscussion and much dispute over the question of whether they came from Egypt and the region to teh east or southeast, from...
Dutton Makes A Mockery Of Democracy By Holding Decorated NZ Soldier Without Charge In Casuarina Prison
New Zealand return soldier being held in Casuarina Prison, in Western Australia, despite having committed no crime. Ko is being held without charge at the leisure of Immigration Minister Peter Dutton.
Spirit Ancestors. Extraterrestrials? My favorite scene from the 1983 film of the US Space Program, The Right Stuff, is the scene in which John Glenn orbits the Earth over Australia while Aboriginals contemplate the...
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