“If we take a closer look at the NDIS’s criteria, application process, and ongoing rollout, we can examine just how much is going wrong, and why market-based models of disability support are further entrenching oppression.”
“Nevertheless, she hopefully remarked: ‘We are more progressive in our hearts, even if our politicians aren’t.’”
“What is concerning is that the effective splintering of the traditional two-party structure and the rise of ‘political reactionism’ has led to a new breed of politics that Brussels, Washington and Westminister did little to foresee: the fringe minor party.”
“In reading over this letter I felt compelled to write back in high school, it’s interesting to compare what has changed: the metamorphosis my own feminism has undergone since 2013, and sadly, what hasn’t: progress towards gender equality.”
Imagine this: you are born into a world in which anyone can get married to whomever they choose. When you are deciding who to marry, or sleep with, or date, you just look around at everyone and choose someone who makes you feel happy and who you get along with. It’s not ‘normal’ for there […]
Part I of an interview series with those most affected by the postal vote.
“To the regret of myself and many fellow Athenians, modern society has lately been deep in both squander and quandary. Shipwrecked travellers need housing, for example, and doctors are ever undersupplied in leeches. Yet when our leaders sacrifice 122 boatloads of goats, doves and virgins, it’s to pay not for the resolution of these issues, but instead for the upcoming Hellenic Spherical Earth Postal Survey.”
“In his essay, Law astutely tracks the maliciousness of The Australian’s attack on Safe Schools – a saga that he says amounts to a ‘beat-up’.”
“We want this nation to be as democratic as possible.
So tell us, Australia – which of these other postal plebiscites should we run?”
“Instead, think of it this way: the plebiscite process will give you a chance to change the minds of the ‘no’ voters.”