Indigenous Australians: Treaties and Constitutional recognition Conference 24-25
02:51 pm | Follow the links to full versions of these articles. Download a .pdf of SPC News. Political disengagement – can we afford it? Peter Whiting The trend to increasing inequity in income and wealth in…Sep 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
02:24 pm | Learning to understand & respect Islamic cultures & religion. Dr Herman Roborgh. Wednesday 7 September 7:30-9pm Yarra Theological Union Study…Sep 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
11:32 am | Fr Brendan Purcell. Launched by Dr John Little Lonergan Society Monday 3 October 6-8:30pm Catholic Theological College 278 Victoria…Aug 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
10:20 am | Indigenous Australians: Treaties and Constitutional recognition Conference 24-25 September Whitley College – University of Divinity, Melbourne. Cost: $80, or…Aug 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
08:31 pm | “The Winter of our Discontent and the Promise of Spring” 20 September: Repairing the Breach: Personally, politically, corporately and…Aug 8 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Common ills & the common good.
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Pope Francis supports social revolution among the Zapatistas in Mexico.
Nowhere to lay their heads: homeless in Melbourne.
11:25 am | Tony French. Over the last few months, I have been walking regularly at night down Swanston Street in the City. What is noticeable is the great number of people, invariably male, with blankets and bags sleeping rough in doorways and on the pavement. My initial reaction was, what a miserable place to doss for the…Aug 5 2016 / 1 Comment / Read More »
03:39 pm | Tony French. The blame game is on. With well politicised debate erupting about the Murray Goulburn (MG) dairy cooperative saga and what went wrong, fingers inevitably are being pointed in all directions. So far, fingers have been directed at a globally ambitious Murray Goulburn, its assertive CEO, regulatory failures, passive farmers, and Russian sanctions. It’s…Aug 30 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
04:05 pm | Bruce Duncan. Prime Minister Turnbull promised us centrist and fair policies, but the Treasurer Mr Morrison appears to be playing a politics of resentment against people on income supports. On 25 August, he declared, “There is a new divide – the taxed and the taxed-nots”. This sounds suspiciously like ‘lifters’ versus ‘leaners’, and implicitly blames…Aug 30 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
06:08 pm | Richard Broinowski. According to Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick in The Untold History of the United States (2012), North Dakota Senator Gerald Nye persuaded the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in 1934 to investigate the enormous profits made by American weapons makers during the Great War. Amplifying public indignation, Fortune magazine ran an article in March…Aug 30 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
02:51 pm | Follow the links to full versions of these articles. Download a .pdf of SPC News. Political disengagement – can we afford it? Peter Whiting The trend to increasing inequity in income and wealth in Australia is not somehow an accident of history. It is as a result of a mix of policies, in large embraced by…Sep 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »