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‘I was coerced into the 1987 coup,’ admits Sitiveni Rabuka

Published By   /  October 4, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Commonwealth, Coup culture, Crime, Editor's Picks, Elections, Featured, Fiji, Fiji coups, Fiji military, History, Human Rights, Indigenous, IntJourn Project, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military coups, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Sitiveni Rabuka, Text  /  Comments Off on ‘I was coerced into the 1987 coup,’ admits Sitiveni Rabuka

By Sri Krishnamurthi of Asia-Pacific Report A repentant Sitiveni Rabuka, the Fiji military strongman who sparked off the country’s “coup culture” in 1987, admits he was “coerced” by the defeated Alliance party into carrying out the first coup. Three decades after I watched Lieutenant-Colonel Sitiveni Rabuka walking Parliamentarians out of the back door of Parliament […]

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Pacific storytelling with a focus on the ignored and ‘untold’ issues

Published By   /  October 3, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate Refugees, Cross-discipline, Culture, Documentaries, Editor's Picks, Education, Environment, Featured, Global, History, Human Rights, Indigenous, Innovation, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Profile, Reports, Te Ara Motuhenga, Text  /  Comments Off on Pacific storytelling with a focus on the ignored and ‘untold’ issues

A video made by an AUT screen production graduate, Sasya Wreksono, marking the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Media Centre. Video: PMC PROFILE: By Craig Major of AUT News ​Based at Auckland University of Technology, the Pacific Media Centre is a small team dedicated to telling stories from across the Pacific that you won’t read […]

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Keith Rankin Analysis – Liberal Mercantilism and Economic Capitalism: an Introduction

Published By   /  September 28, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis Assessment, Arts, Capitalism, Economic growth, Economics, Economy, Editor's Picks, Keith Rankin, Liberal Mercantilism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Progressive Economics, Social Democracy, Socialism  /  Comments Off on Keith Rankin Analysis – Liberal Mercantilism and Economic Capitalism: an Introduction

Keith Rankin Analysis – Liberal Mercantilism and Economic Capitalism: an Introduction Keith Rankin. Most of us realise that there is something wrong with capitalism as we know it. We also accept that capitalism is here to stay; the only practicable alternatives are evolutions of capitalism, not from capitalism. For most of its history we have experienced […]

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Duterte critic Trillanes second senator to be arrested – for 2003 ‘rebellion’

Published By   /  September 26, 2018  /  Antonio Trillanes IV, APR, Arrest warrant, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bail, Editor's Picks, Featured, Human Rights, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Political lawsuits, political prisoners, Politics, Press Release, Rebellion, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Senate  /  Comments Off on Duterte critic Trillanes second senator to be arrested – for 2003 ‘rebellion’

Senator Antonio Trillanes … a rebellion charge against Trillanes has been revived after President Rodrigo Duterte issued Proclamation No. 572, revoking a presidential amnesty. Image: NCRPO By Rambo Talabong in ManilaOutspoken critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has become the second opposition senator to be arrested under the Duterte presidency. A team led by Makati police […]

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