The acts of destruction and death, committed by extremists are horrifying. As bad, if not worse, are the effects on those who survive these events but lose their loved ones, their friends, their neighbours, their homes. These acts of terror seem senseless and almost incomprehensible to most people, regardless of their race, nationality, religion, gender or age. They work for the extremists who commit them because they develop a climate…
News, style and advice for professional women through the filter of success Source: A true trailblazer: Vale Joan Kirner
Men and women are biologically different – that’s a fact and one that influences social practices and organisation. What is acknowledged in folk-lore: that men and women think & approach life differently is also a fact but one that is not given the consideration that it deserves. It is a fair generalisation that men have been dominant in society throughout history. In early times it was probably necessary for survival…
Freya Newman has the character that we need in our society. That she was charged may have been the correct thing to do, under the law. Morally, however, I find it questionable that she was charged but that Tony Abbott has not been sanctioned for what certainly appears to have been a clear case of “who you know, not what you know” in relation to Frances Abbott’s scholarship. More importantly…
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: The Siege Of Julian Assange Is A Farce | newmatilda.com.
Quiet portraits of the men + women caught up in revolution in Ukraine | TED Blog.
Gough Whitlam’s birthplace escapes demolition in temporary reprieve | Australia news | theguardian.com.
The man who dismissed dismissal: @burgewords #CreatingWaves on #GoughWhitlam.
Ya think? is a particularly sensible and informative blog which provides intelligent commentary on the politics and social issues of the day. Well worth exploring. This piece is a tribute to Australia’s best ever Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam, who died earlier today, aged 98. #ThankYouGough a legacy of real, life impacting policy.
This is a symptom of the materialist, profit-before-people outlook that is engendered by our capitalist society. Fortunately, not everyone or even every employer has a streak as mean as this one. A Woman Told Her Boss About A Devastating Cancer Diagnosis. He Responded By Firing Her..