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Pohiva wins Tonga’s war of perception

“Chaos syndrome is a chronic decline in the political system’s capacity for self-organization,” wrote journalist Jonathan Rauch.  He was talking about how American politics went insane under President Trump but might as well have been talking about Tonga.  Let’s face it: Tongan politics has gone crazy.  Political stability has deteriorated from two zoo administrations of […]

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Tonga is not Gangsta Parad-ICE

Sione Ngaue, a deportee to Tonga, who in America was a Crips gang member and drug dealer. Photograph: Wall, Ensor, and White. There is something mentally addictive and chronically wrong with this recurring narrative complete with pictures.  Two white men – that’s two journalists, Tony Wall and Blair Ensor – plunge into Tonga’s capital Nuku’alofa […]

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