Australians need to wake up and put PEOPLE, LIFE, WELL-BEING, INTEGRITY, & COMMUNITY firmly onto the political agenda. That is what our next election should have at its heart.
Drawings by children in Australia’s immigration detention centres include tearful self-portraits and depict longing for absent parents and pleas for help Source: ‘There’s no hope, there’s nothing’: drawings by children in immigration detention – video
STOP! THIS MEAN-SPIRITED ETHOS so cultivated by John Howard and Tony Abbott and now maintained – albeit under a sleek and smoother facade – by Malcolm Turnbull has to stop. Neo-liberalism/Neo-conservatism – call it what you will – is at the heart of the World’s woes. It is responsible for the vast inequity in our world which sees 53 men and 9 women share as much wealth as 3.6 Billion…
Language is powerful. Socialisation into particular ways of viewing the World comes from our families, our friends, our peers and from our society. The Early Childhood Years are time when children learn most and learn most quickly. It is also a time when there minds are particularly malleable and when they tend to form their general view of the World and the characteristics which define the people and things within…
via Call on the United States Government to increase access to education for all children.
Source: Child Abuse Statistics | Statistic Brain
10 great books for any teenager’s reading list. Empowering boys and girls. Source: Ten fiction books that empower girls
Surrender your freedom, avoid daylight, live to work, and you too could join a toxic, paranoid elite Source: Aspirational parents condemn their children to a desperate, joyless life | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian
Where are men in their sons lives today? What does society expect of them? What do their partners expect of them? What do they expect of themselves? What do their sons expect of them? Are all those expectations coincident or disparate? Is it possible for a father to satisfy them all? Is it necessary that he does so? Are some more important than others? If some are more important, then…
Fathers and Sons | Psychology Today.