History

"History is formed by the people, those who have power and those without power. Each one of us makes history."

Anselm Kiefer

April 8, 2016

Christians and Social Justice

Some Christians admire the activism of Christians like the late Martin Luther King II; but shy away from the social justice implications of the Gospel. Social justice is a primary […]
March 31, 2016
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Human Trafficking in the 21st Century

Human trafficking is the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, […]
March 30, 2016
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Reducing Aboriginal Imprisonment Rates and the Common Good

  The Productivity Commission report into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (19 November 2014) contained both good and bad news. It’s a comprehensive document which is used by governments and policy makers to address […]
March 29, 2016

The Purpose of Politics is the Common Good

A headline in this morning’s Sydney Morning Herald boldly states Demagogues are sucking the air out of genuine public debate. Which leads nicely into something I have been drafting over the […]
May 11, 2015

Reducing Aboriginal Imprisonment Rates and the Common Good

The latest Productivity Commission report into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (released on 19 November 2014) contained both good and bad news. It’s a comprehensive document which is used by governments and […]
March 17, 2015
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Governments needs to close respect gap with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Governments needs to engage more and listen to First Peoples to develop a better understanding of culture, connection to land, and health and wellbeing. The Prime Minister’s recent comments about […]

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that really matter"

Martin Luther King Jr