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Political Leadership within the Party

After the assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, Congress leaders are dismayed by resounding defeat. Rahul Gandhi must take aggressive steps in order to answer some of the questions that are raised on the party’s leadership. 582 more words


A case of confusion, contradiction & irony

Behind a very flimsy screen of unity and cohesion promoted last week by Cosatu president S’dumo Dlamini, the divisions in the country’s largest labour federation have become even greater. 757 more words

Inside Labour Column

NACCHO Referendum News: Statement presented by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander attendees to PM

“It is recognized that Constitutional Recognition is only part of the solution to ensuring that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are treated equally in Australia, and that it must be accompanied by other measures to address the historic and ongoing disadvantage that has resulted from our past mistreatment.” 953 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

A setback in Brazil

The Editorial Board – The Washington Post, 6/27/2015

Just a couple of years ago, it was widely concluded that Brazil had finally overcome the decades-old gibe about the world’s fifth-largest country: that it would always be “the country of the future.” Exports, particularly to Asia, were booming; a middle class was filling in the once-polarizing gap between the very rich and very poor; and huge offshore oil discoveries appeared to ensure yet another economic acceleration. 115 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

NACCHO 2015 budget update : Aboriginal groups question budget strategy

“Priorities identified in the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) guidelines were too limited to address disadvantage in a holistic way.  Additionally, the delivery of the IAS is devoid of decision-making procedures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and appropriate definition for community wellbeing.The current policy of overcoming disadvantage is limited in its application and does not take account of significant disadvantage faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, e.g. 1,159 more words

Aboriginal Health

Sessions of National Congress

Year Place President Notes 1885 Bombey Byomesh Chandra Banarjee First;72 representative participated 1887 Madras Badruddin Taiyyabzi First Muslim President 1888 197 more words