Category Archives: Politics

Keep Your Distance!

In case you forgot, this is how to stop passing the virus around.

A Museum of Racism

Other countries have collected statues and memorials to their racist and colonial past into parks. Australia should do likewise.

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Appy Viral ‘Olidays

Just who is being let loose from isolation, us, or the virus?

Cheap Morality

We can afford to be decent, or choose to be evil.

The Gayness of Mayor Pete

Pete not gay enough to vote for? Or just too conservative?

Submission to Religious Freedom Bills Second Exposure Drafts

The Bills are a zero sum game where every Australian loses dignity, respect and basic rights. Perpetrators lose integrity and respect. Victims are demeaned and harmed. Respect for religion will diminish. Bystanders and legislators are complicit. There is a paucity of empathy and humanity and a sense of malice, behind the Bills.

"bushfire" by bertknot is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

They Knew And Did Nothing

It’s only fitting that the nation’s capital should be drenched in thick smoke while the country burns. Canberra; home to the Parliament of Australia, the city where politicians stamp their mark and…

"Bushfire Aftermath" by E Dagher is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Towards A New Australia

It is time to build a New Australia.. Not a cheap plastic copy of America. Not a copy of the moth-eaten nursery toy that is Britain. But something that has never been tried before – a truly Australian Australia, fit for purpose, fit for the continent, fit for the climate, and fit for the future.

Time For Real Equality

We need to stop kowtowing to these overmighty prelates and demand that they be put on an equal footing with us and everyone else.

Burns, Israel, and Erasure

Just at the point when we have hardly ever been more visible in society and the culture, an equal and opposite push to erase us – to push us back…