Category Archives: bougainville

Mr Pip

Radio New Zealand, 26 July 2010 Hopes Mister Pip movie will be filmed on Bougainville Posted at 03:32 on 26 July, 2010 UTC An actor and dramatist in Papua New Guinea says many locals are hoping the film, Mister Pip, … Continue reading

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Polluters Riotinto

ABC TV – Lateline, 14 June 2010 Abandoned mine threatens environmental disaster Australian Broadcasting Corporation Broadcast: 14/06/2010 Reporter: Liam Fox The Australian owners of an abandoned mine in Bougainville say it is too dangerous to return to repair leaking fuel … Continue reading

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Panguna

Report from the Rio Tinto AGM in London on 15 April 2010 Panguna Mine, Bougainville Clive Porabou from Bougainville said that the company’s BCL subsidiary had caused massive destruction to land in Bougainville and its operations had led to a … Continue reading

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Avatar and Bougainville??

Avatar and Bougainville: A Parallel History? « Tubuans. http://www.criticaltimes.com.au/news/international/avatars-secret-history-lesson-on-our-doorstep/ http://www.face21cn.cn/renleixue/anthropology/article-Avatar-pop-culture-anthropology-ethic.html http://savageminds.org/2009/12/24/avatar/ http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2010/02/23/james-cameron-the-oscars-and-the-real-life-avatar/

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Riotinto deserves the pain

I’ve posted several times before on the many crimes of Riotinto – bunkered down in their London headquarters (formerly 6 St James Square, now 2 Eastbourne Terrace), they plunder the world with near impunity, though Partizans, Minewatch and this bunch … Continue reading

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Bougainville calling!

Here below is a little bit of madness from our friends in Bourgainville – or rather from the people at the National Business Review, so of course its mad, even if it turns out to be true. Call me. [I … Continue reading

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Australian Imperialism in Asia Pacific

Closet Cleaner – notes for a talk delivered at the European Social Forum 2004. Some small updates of minimal significance inserted to acknowledge that everything is totally changed now that Australia has a new PM. For sure[2007]. Australian Imperialism in … Continue reading

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