Encircling Empire: Report #7, 16-21 October 2010

EE: Report #7, 16—21 October 2010 Encircling Empire Reports is a selection of essays, blog posts, and news reports covering a given time period. They are intended to be useful for those interested in: ● contemporary and critical political anthropology ● public anthropology ● imperialism and imperial decline ● militarism/militarization ● the political economy of […]

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The Australian Apology to Aboriginals: News Extracts

Feb. 12, 2008, Associated Press Australia apologizes to Aborigines Prime minister acknowledges the mistreatment of the ‘Stolen Generations’ CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA — Aborigines organized breakfast barbecues in the Outback, schools held assemblies and giant TV screens went up in state capitals today as Australians watched a live broadcast of their government apologizing for policies that degraded […]

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Australia to Apologize to Aboriginals

From the Associated Press:CANBERRA, Australia – Australia will issue its first formal apology to its indigenous people next month, the government announced Wednesday, a milestone that could ease tensions with a minority whose mixed-blood children were once taken away on the premise that their race was doomed. The Feb. 13 apology to the so-called “stolen […]

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