Category Archives: politics

Yvonne Rowan on our times

Yvonne has sent me a message of such power that I feel the need of sharing it. Here is our relevant conversation: G’Day, Mate! The total idiocy of so many people makes me wonder how the human species has survived … Continue reading

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The rage of a punctured empty vessel

Bandy X. Lee is an expert on understanding violence. Before the 2016 US elections, she coordinated a book with a whole heap of other psychological experts to warn about the dangers of Donald Trump. Every one of the predictions in … Continue reading

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Two teenagers challenge the coal industry

And more power to them. They have found a new legal argument demonstrating that the environmental permission the Adani coal mine was given in 2015 was faulty, and must be repealed. You can read the report here. It is from … Continue reading

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Staying sane despite the news

An excellent, brief article in Huffington Post by Julia Ries gives you 7 measures I approve of for caring for your mental wellbeing in our insane times. That man I refuse to call a President has had extraordinary treatment unavailable … Continue reading

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A doctor’s heartfelt words

Please read this brief, passionate essay by Dr. Dipti Barot, a medical practitioner who is a shining example of the best of her profession. She is glad Trump caught COVID19, and exactly describes my reaction. My only hope is that … Continue reading

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A first for Scientific American: endorsing a political candidate.

“We’ve never backed a presidential candidate in our 175-year history — until now” This editorial from one of the world’s most respected journals is worth reading. Regardless of other matters that may influence your vote, and whether you choose to … Continue reading

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Thought-provoking, informative and educational: the 48 free books by John Scales Avery

BOOKS ON SERIOUS GLOBAL PROBLEMS, by John Scales Avery I electronically met John years ago, and we quickly discovered a huge overlap in our philosophy, interests and motivations, only he has a far more distinguished record of achievements. If you … Continue reading

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Another inspiring young woman

When she was 7, I was her nurse in hospital. She spent the formative years of life at Moora Moora, my community. Now she is 23, and a law student, and has done a world first. She is suing the … Continue reading

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13 years of torture without trial

An Afghan man was captured 13 years ago, and locked up in a hellhole. He has not been convicted of any offence, and yet he is still being ignored by all, except his jailers. He is currently slowly dying from … Continue reading

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CREDO Mobile, the Carrier with a Conscience

For years now, I have voted for one or another organization who were in line to receive a wonderful donation from Credo. This is a company that provides telephone and other services, but with a huge difference. “Since 1985, we’ve … Continue reading

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