Human rights

Slavery Today

People have the conception of slavery as something from the past.  Sadly this isn't true and this article explains the modern face of slavery.

The Rwandan massacres

The massacres in Rwanda were an event that touched me deeply, and taught me much about the world.  Here are a couple of good summary articles about why the west should also learn from them.
The only difference is that the stress and the violence is worse at home, because it happens younger, it happens at the hands of someone you love and there is no recognition that this is the enemy
Gloria Steinem

Dark Emu

Bruce Pascoe

It is rare to read a book which so upends your historical notions of the place in which you live.

Although I went to an alternative school where I studied Aboriginal History, and despite reading about Aboriginal life and culture before, this book was a revelation to me.