The Village Explainer

By Dan McGarry

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.

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#59・

Facebook vs the internet

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.Today we take a quick look at how the internet's ramshackle and trust-based bone structure makes…

 
#58・

A Crushing Experience

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.In this issue, we look at China's decision to clamp down on tech, criminalise cryptocurrency tra…

 
#57・

The best warship is... friendship

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.This issue asks the question: Everyone knows what nuclear subs are good at, but who are they goo…

 
#56・

Less tortoise, more hare

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.In this issue, we look at the frightening speed in which the COVID Delta variant has taken hold …

 
#55・

WTF is still happening in Vanuatu?

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.In this issue we provide an update on the ongoing legal battle between the Government and the fo…

 
#54・

You break it, you buy it

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.In this issue, we examine Vanuatu's hot-and-cold message management relating to COVID-19.

 
#53・

Vanuatu's Hurt Locker

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.This issue takes a look at Vanuatu's mid-year fiscal and financial report, which contains worryi…

 
#52・

Digicel / Telstra - A security win?

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.This is the second part of our look at the proposed Digicel / Telstra deal. In this issue, we as…

 
#51・

Digicel / Telstra - who wins?

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.This is part one of a two-parter on the proposed sale of the Pacific's newest and biggest telco.…

 
#50・

The Truth is Our Republic

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.

 
#49・

This Ain't Over

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.The newsletter should be on hiatus, but things keep cropping up that need The Explainer. (Imagin…

 
#48・

WTF Just Happened in Vanuatu?

The Village Explainer has been on hiatus recently, due to professional commitments, but recent events require a handbook to follow, and who better than us to provide it?

 
#47・

Executive Power and the Supremacy of the Law

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.

 
#46・

I'm all in on vaccines. Here's why.

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.

 
#45・

'2020' is Wan Smolbag's best play yet

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.TW: discusses gender based violence and abuse

 
#44・

The Creative Process, Explained

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.

 
#43・

How I Got That Story

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.

 
#42・

Time is running out

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.

 
#41・

The Tanna Heresies

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.

 
#40・

Up In The Air

The Village Explainer is a semi-regular newsletter containing analysis and insight focusing on under-reported aspects of Pacific societies, politics and economics.