‘Society’

Merry Global Ignorance

Merry Global Ignorance

People speak about the Global Village and the World Wide Web and Social Networking, as if humans are connected as one. Here are indicators, showing how the world...

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Attorney-General’s violent extremism

Attorney-General’s violent extremism

On Friday 7 October 2011 I attended the launch of the website that aims to build stronger communities by challenging extremist ideologies in Australia. The Attorney-General,...

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Underbelly: the missing question

Underbelly: the missing question

I never watch TV, so I did not know much about the show called ‘Underbelly’. Friends would relay the stories, with amazement in their voice. They seemed...

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Taxis, racism, attacks, and injustice

Taxis, racism, attacks, and injustice

A lot is being said about Australia, the supposedly racist country. I shall address this question of racism at another time. Meanwhile, today’s news reports...

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Phone books in abundance

Phone books in abundance

In trying to figure out how to keep their business afloat, newspaper publishers have some flexibility. They can tantalise readers with stories, crossword puzzles,...

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