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CELEBRATING JOSE RIZAL, FILIPINO NATIONAL HERO

RIZAL AS A WAGNERIAN OPERA
A Review of E. San Juan, Sisa’s Vengeance: A Radical Interpretation of Jose Rizal
(ConnecticutL Philippine Cultural Center, Connecticut, 2014).
by Paulino Lim,
Emeritus Professor, California State University, Long Beach, CA

May 2014 Honduras Coup summary - more murders, more extremities

May 2014 Honduras coup update

as published here:
http://sydneywithhonduras.wordpress.com/monthly-news-summaries/

Summary of political killings from May 2014

Rigoberto López Hernández, community defender against mining company, was assassinated on 3/5/14

William Jacobo Rodríguez, community defender against hydroelectricity dam company, was assassinated on 24/5/14

Irene Meza, resistance activist and autonomous council activist and spouse of councillor in Opalaca, was assassinated on 25/5/14

Class War: Thailand’s Military Coup

Outnumbered by the country’s rural voters, Thailand’s once vibrantly democratic urban middle class has embraced an elitist, anti-democratic agenda

By Walden Bello

An Embassy to welcome an extraterrestrial civilization: the Raelians will file a formal application to the Canadian Government!

Ottawa, June 2nd 2014 -

On Wednesday, June 4, 2014, representatives of the International Raelian Movement in Canada will officially hand over the project file for the construction of the Embassy of Elohim to the Canadian Government. After seven refusals for the State of Israel to answer the request of the Raelian Movement, RAEL decided in 2000 to offer the opportunity to host this historic project to all countries of the world!

On World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

By Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC)

All Glitz, Nothing New to Solve Poverty and Inequality

PHILIPPINES: The World Economic Forum ( WEF ) on East Asia 2014, a gathering of 70 government and public figures and 460 business leaders here in Makati City, conclude its three-day meeting today, May 25, 2014. The affair is about to wrap up as an expensive and glorified talking shop with no new ideas and solutions to offer to what is Asia’s, even East Asia’s , and especially the Philippines’ most stubborn and alarming problems: poverty and inequality.

Muckaty Traditional Owners at Federal Court in Melbourne for start of case against a nuclear waste dump on Aboriginal land

Muckaty Traditional Owner and hip-hop artist Kylie Sambo, seen here with supporters outside the Federal Court in Melbourne, and Traditional Owner Dianne Stokes were in town for the start of the long-awaited challenge to the nomination of of Aboriginal land at Muckaty as a site for Australia’s first national nuclear waste dump.

WGAR News: Upcoming Aboriginal rights events around Australia - 83 events from 2 June 2014

Newsletter date: 2 June 2014

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

Click on the links for details of the events ...

Event: Until at least 31 May 2014: Woden, Canberra, ACT
People are Legends:
Focusing on the literary works of Kevin Gilbert (1933-1993)
2014 Heritage Festival
Venue: ACT Heritage Library, first floor of Woden Library
"ACT Heritage Library can now confirm the
exhibition is up until at least the end of May"
"Follow the creative journey of local identity Kevin Gilbert

Sydney Film Festival Events: The Redfern Story (Dir: Darlene Johnson) & Black Panther Woman (Dir: Rachel Perkins)

Sydney and NSW Aboriginal rights events for your diary

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

Click on the links for details of the events ...

Event: every first and third Monday of the month: Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW
STICS (Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney) campaign and planning meetings
Venue: Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills
"STICS (Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney) is an open
collective of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people committed

WGAR News: Where to now? Budget reveals attacks against Culture and our connection to our Land: Dr Woolombi Waters, The Stringer

Newsletter date: 1 June 2014

Contents:

* Pam Reilly, CAAMA Radio: New Charges to see a Doctor...Death Tax for Aboriginal people [Featuring John Paterson, CEO, Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance NT]

* Dr Woolombi Waters, The Stringer: Where to now? Budget reveals attacks against Culture and our connection to our Land [Courtesy of The National Indigenous Times]

* WGAR: Open Letter: WGAR advocates long-term funding for Aboriginal community controlled organisations

* ANTaR: Budget Response 2014: Take Action! Write to the Minister for Indigenous Affairs

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