My previous post (Is God woke?) led to me being asked some questions about First Nations people in Australia, and whether they deserve any special consideration by Government or white people generally. I think we can only understand, and respond to, the present situation if we have considered the history of First Nations peoples and […]
I used to be a decent, conservative boy. But in my old age, it seems I have been radicalised. I think you can blame Jesus for that. When you’re young you accept what you’re told (sometimes) Growing up in postwar Australia, the world seemed pretty secure and mum and dad taught us what was right. […]
Some christians are accusing others of being socialists, as if that’s bad. But is it? Are Jesus’ teachings socialist?
Monthly challenge May challenge: 4 men facing death sentence Amnesty International reports: “Four journalists in Yemen have been sentenced to death on trumped up charges following grossly unfair trials. The absurd charges against Akram, Abdelkhaleq, Hareth and Tawfiq include “creating several websites on the internet and social media.” They have been detained, alongside six other […]
Child labour and underpaid farmers are common in the chocolate industry. Chocolate companies promise to do better, so let’s encourage them to do so!
Monthly challenge – supporting the Sustainable Development Goals
Monthly challenge December challenge It should be no news to anyone that the clothing industry has a sad history of paying meagre wages and offering unhealthy working conditions to workers in poor countries, all to reduce the price of the clothing in richer countries by a few cents. Not so long ago, it was estimated […]
Clever signs at the Global Climate Strike in Sydney.
Black Stump is a christian music and arts festival that has been held near Sydney for the past 25 or so years. I have just come back from my 15th Stump, and it was one of the best ever.