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The Religious Are Invisible Voters To Greens Leader, Richard di Natale

A friend sat watching the Australian Senate debating the contentious anti-discrimination bill before our Parliament today. It’s been the most rushed piece of legislation that is completely at odds with the gravity of the consequences of its enactment. The furphy around the legislation as it pertained to schools, was that it was presented as a […]

You Can’t Tell A Better Story if You’re Not a Better Story Teller (even if you’ve got a better story)

I’ve been moved, and encouraged, by the response I have received from many of you about my last blog post  about my mum’s incredible grace shown towards my dad.  And people have shared their own stories of grace in the midst of trial too. I’ve written blog posts that have been read more widely, but never – […]

When The Tasmanian Toddlers Get into the Knife Drawer

The Tasmanian Toddlers, also known as the politicians that state’s lower house of parliament, have gotten into the knife drawer.  And it won’t be pretty. Now there’s something cute about toddlers sitting on the kitchen floor rummaging through the Tupperware cupboard. Something cute.  Something safe. Something innocent. Those little bundles of joy are in no […]

Nationalism Is The Worst Thing Ever. Along With Globalism

  Nationalism is pretty much the whipping boy of international progressive politics these days. And not without some reason.  It is after all, 100 years this past Sunday, since the guns fell silent, ending the slaughter of the Great War that decimated the cream of Europe’s youth. French President, Emmanuel Macron, summed up the chastened […]