Parliament teeters between infantile and absurd – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Australia needs not only a new government but a new electoral and governance paradigm and it needs it NOW! What of the Australian bush myth, now? Apparently, if it ever had relevance to the character of the Australian people, that has most certainly disappeared now. How is it that we of perhaps the richest nation in the World, occupiers of a total continent, rich in natural resources; outstanding and irreplaceable…

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Asylum plan defies law and decency – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

This plan is totally immoral. It is yet another example of the right wing Abbott government’s inhuman, uncaring and unconscionable behaviour. That an Australian government, custodians of one of the richest countries in the World should act in this way is a complete and utter disgrace. This Liberal National Party government is the worst that Australia has ever known, not withstanding the horrors of the Howard years. It is neo-conservatism…

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Iran to Hang Abused Child Bride – The Petition Site

This is the bad side of religion – when it is allowed to exert its dogma and doctrine as law it is open to the worst of excesses. We have seen it throughout history in almost every religion there has been, from human sacrifice to torture to derision, exile & death. In 2014 this should no longer be allowed – whatever the religion. Please sign the petition and help to…

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