Tag Archives: Inequality

Compassion and discomfort

Tomorrow night Get up is organising a candle vigil for the refugee crisis in Europe.  I desperately want to support this cause and so my first thought of course was, great, I will go. But then something happened, practical considerations … Continue reading

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Fighting racism now is the time to take a stand

http://m.theage.com.au/executive-style/culture/blogs/all-men-are-liars/getting-real-about-racism-20130529-2nb9h.html Sam De Brito’s comments in today’s Age newspaper are spot on. The only reason Eddie McGuire is getting away with his comments is because he is in Australia. Eddie McGuire is not at a BBQ where although such comments … Continue reading

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