model of development

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For those of you who are keeping track, this is an update on the Papua New Guinea members of Parliament who have been charged or found guilty and await sentence or have been imprisoned to date.
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This is a beautiful piece illustrating two-folds of Africa that the world percieves, a continent teeming with life and overflowing with resource - rich, fertile land, and a continent ravaged by disease, poverty, war and corruption. These similar sentiments are a farmiliar sentiment many in the world share about Papua New Guinea. You be the judge, who is suffering, are we really being manufactured to become rich or manufactured for the rich?

Source: Oakland Institute

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Opencast coal mining in England. Photo courtesy of The Guardian

Source: Monbiot.com

The outrageous, untold story of how big business dumps its costs on us.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 29thApril 2015

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Picture: Bad road conditions are halting transportation and business progress yet the K780 million stolen from the Finance Department could have paid for 80 sealed double lane feeder-roads and more.

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It is appalling to learn that customary land-owners, the 'original' inhabbitants of the land, Australia, have become 'vulnerable populations'. Already denied the basic services most Australians take for granted, they are on notice of dispossession without consultation, and eviction at gunpoint.

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This is a good read for understanding the model of development that Papua New Guinea has adapted and the pros and cons of what we are dancing to today. This enlightens the forge of struggle tangled by a growing system of class and the thrive for profit making breathing life to corruption at all "elite" levels.

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This essay is part of a presentation made by Eddie Tanago for ACT NOW! at this week's Youth Smart Workshop organised by the Youth Against Corruption Association. The photo above shows some of the workshop participants.

What is development?

To answer this question we must understand our background/our history/our roots! Who we were as a country and region, in the past, how changes occurred and why they occurred.

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