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Albanese is running out of time to solve Labor's climate crisis. He needs a plan that works for two Australias
Posted on: November 22, 2020 Posted by: Admin Comments: 0

Albanese is running out of time to solve Labor’s climate crisis. He needs a plan that works for two Australias

During the recent American elections, the most eye-catching graphics were were the individual county tallies. These showed that even when states appeared to be overwhelmingly Republican red, some still “flipped” to the Democrats on the strength of a smaller number of blue squares. The trick? These azure islands denoted population clusters in cities like Detroit, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and Phoenix. The left-right chasm between urbanised Americans and the more sparsely distributed…

Posted on: November 7, 2020 Posted by: Admin Comments: 0

Food Crisis No Problem – How to Prosper in Food During a Food Shortage

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COVID won't kill populism, even though populist leaders have crisis badly
Posted on: October 17, 2020 Posted by: Admin Comments: 0

COVID won’t kill populism, even though populist leaders have handled the crisis badly

Three of the world’s most populist leaders of modern times – Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, have handled the COVID crisis badly. All three have caught it. In the Financial Times, chief economics commentator Martin Wolf has asked whether this spells the end of the sort of right wing aggressive populism that has been so successful in recent times. Martin Wolf – will Covid-19 kill off…

COVID won't kill populism, even though populist leaders have crisis badly
Posted on: October 15, 2020 Posted by: Admin Comments: 0

COVID won’t kill populism, even though populist leaders have crisis badly

Three of the world’s most populist leaders of modern times – Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, have handled the COVID crisis badly. All three have caught it. In the Financial Times, chief economics commentator Martin Wolf has asked whether this spells the end of the sort of right wing aggressive populism that has been so successful in recent times. Martin Wolf – will Covid-19 kill off…

Self-harm in immigration detention has risen sharply. Here are 6 ways to address this health crisis
Posted on: October 7, 2020 Posted by: Admin Comments: 0

Self-harm in immigration detention has risen sharply. Here are 6 ways to address this health crisis

Newly published data have revealed the number of self-harm incidents in Australia’s immigration detention centres spiked during the first seven months of this year. While rates of self-harm among detained asylum seekers were already known to be high – in fact, 200 times higher than in the general Australian community – this recent increase has fuelled concerns by health experts that the pandemic has made them even more vulnerable to…

Congress can counteract a COVID-19-caused constitutional crisis
Posted on: October 2, 2020 Posted by: Comments: 0

Congress can counteract a COVID-19-caused constitutional crisis

Congress should act, quickly and unanimously, to pass simple legislation providing for the awful chance of the death or incapacity of a presidential candidate after ballots already have been printed. Granted, the Constitution and statutes are unclear about how to handle such a situation, and it is not self-evident that the Constitution’s provisions allow Congress to fill the void with its own prescription. Still, it should be nearly axiomatic that…

Valiantsin Stefanovic - "Today we acknowledge a deep crisis of human rights in Belarus"
Posted on: September 11, 2020 Posted by: Comments: 0

Valiantsin Stefanovic – “Today we acknowledge a deep crisis of human rights in Belarus”

On 4 September 2020, Valiantsin Stefanovic, Vice-President of the FIDH and Vice-Chairman of Viasna, a Minsk-based Human Rights Center, spoke at the United Nations Security Council Arria-Formula Meeting on Human Rights in Belarus. “Today we acknowledge a deep crisis of human rights in Belarus, which cannot be and is not an internal affair of the country. The whole world should be concerned about unprecedented violation of human rights and its…

The crisis in Mali must be a wake-up call for a new response in the Sahel
Posted on: September 4, 2020 Posted by: Comments: 0

The crisis in Mali must be a wake-up call for a new response in the Sahel

As members of the People’s Coalition for the Sahel, a group of civil society organisations from Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and beyond, we stand together with the Malian people during the current political crisis. We call on the Malian authorities, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union and governments and institutions with influence in the region to ensure that any intervention puts the needs and rights…

the crisis in family violence during the coronavirus pandemic
Posted on: August 17, 2020 Posted by: Admin Comments: 0

the crisis in family violence during the coronavirus pandemic

Victoria is in the grip of its most severe lockdown since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This means opportunities for victims of family violence to seek help are more limited than ever. It is essential to closely monitor how the pandemic has exacerbated experiences of family violence and how the restrictions are affecting people’s ability to seek help. Here we present trend data from three key frontline services to…