Friday 11 March, 2-3pm Wesley Centre, 100 Yarra
10:38 am | Download a .pdf of this newsletter. Follow the links to full versions of these articles. Common ills & the common good Peter Whiting Daily newspapers are seldom the source of uplifting stories.…Apr 11 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
04:42 pm | 9 May 7:30-9pm Church of all Nations, Palmerston Street Carlton Speakers Professor David Karoly & Professor John Wiseman (both Melbourne…Apr 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
07:59 pm | Medical Association for the Prevention of War Fri, 22 April 7:00 – 9:30 pm Brunswick Secondary College, Fallon…Apr 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
02:42 pm | Launch of Parity edition on Food Insecurity & Homelessness Thursday 21 April 9-10am The Hub @ Docklands 80 Harbour Esplanade…Apr 11 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Common ills & the common good.
Our mission: your social justice concerns.
Pope Francis supports social revolution among the Zapatistas in Mexico.
Nowhere to lay their heads: homeless in Melbourne.
Francis takes his message personally to Africa.
Pope Benedict on the environment.
Towards an ecological conversion.
Mr Abbott unveiled.
Pope Francis: prioritising social justice.
Review of Gerard Henderson’s ‘Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man’.
Pope Francis in the USA: reshaping the global agenda.
Pope works to reconcile Catholic teaching, population pressures, & sustainable development.
Did Pope Francis fudge the population issue?
06:03 pm | Reviewed by Kevin Peoples. This politically-charged book reads like a great dramatic novel. The drama is fixed in a clash of values. On one side are the powerful free-market fundamentalists. They are the rich and powerful of the world, committed to wealth, consumerism, and materialism, the articulate voices for profit-driven growth. Their actions rape the…Apr 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
06:13 pm | John Menadue. Malcolm Turnbull’s ruse is obvious. He wants us to forget all about deficits and debt and the need for budget repair. To avoid these issues, he now tells us that if we want improved health and education services, we cannot have them because the states have refused his offer on state taxes and…Apr 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
10:23 am | Tony French I have the feeling something important to me (and to you, too) is merely a prelude to something else. To borrow movie language, I have that feeling of prequel. Our budget on 2 May is a prequel to an election. The budget is important to us, after all. It’s the government telling us what…Apr 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
07:59 pm | Medical Association for the Prevention of War Fri, 22 April 7:00 – 9:30 pm Brunswick Secondary College, Fallon Street, BRUNSWICK. Speakers include Dr Peter Wigg, convenor of MAPW Vic Branch, Prof. Michael Hamel-Green academic, peace activist and a founder of the Draft Resisters Union, Samantha Ratnam, Mayor of Moreland.…Apr 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
10:38 am | Download a .pdf of this newsletter. Follow the links to full versions of these articles. Common ills & the common good Peter Whiting Daily newspapers are seldom the source of uplifting stories. Recent weeks have been no exception, with the usual catalogue of adversarial politics, serious accidents, violent crime, Royal Commission outpourings, stock market…Apr 11 2016 / No Comment / Read More »