Critical issues in the Victorian election
Major Jenny Begent
Victorian voters need to decide which political party can deliver the best social policies, particularly for housing, humane prison and justice systems, improved health care and public transport, and measures to address family violence. Read this article in full.
Susan Day Dirgham
Valuing Secularism in Syria
Fr Bruce Duncan
Peacemaking in Islamic traditions
Thursday 6 November 2014 7:30-9pm
Bruce Duncan lectures in history and social ethics, including a unit, ‘Can war be just?’ which compares just war traditions in western and Islamic traditions.
philosophy, politics, theology, and more.
How some major companies
avoid paying tax
Governments everywhere are struggling to maintain revenue because so many major companies go to extraordinary lengths to avoid paying reasonable taxes. Tony French examines what is being done to remedy this.
The renewed relevance of Paul VI
Iraq – will we ever learn?
John Menadue questions why the Australian government has rushed troops and aircraft to join the fight against ISIS in Iraq, an immensely complex crisis in which Australia can make little significant difference.
Cost-shifting via mutuals?
The Public Service Mutuals White Paper: is this all there is for the cooperative movement?
Cooperatives and ‘mutuals’ continue to play a major role in many economies, and a new White Paper encourages their further development in Australia. Len Puglisi considers the issues in the light of current concerns for the environment.
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