Civil Society

November 24, 2018
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Housing, Homelessness, Commercial Development and Neoliberalism

The housing market has become an insidious game that is at the behest of neoliberal technocrats. The so called mum and dad investors, attempting to grow personal wealth and security […]
March 6, 2018
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The ‘Common Good’, the invisible hand of the market and civil society

The Catholic Church’s understanding of “the common good”, is set out in the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church (2004).  However, the concept of the common good has […]
July 12, 2016
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Re-Thinking the ‘Cashless Welfare Card’

Andrew Forrest’s idea of paying social security benefits with a prepaid card is not original; it has been popular in certain circles for many years and it is now operating in […]