Archives for October 2013

Education: an ideology free-zone

The Coalition Government was elected this year without having to disclose in any detail its real policies and agendas. We still don’t know what they really are, but the pieces of the puzzle are starting to fall into place with various changes that have been made or announced across a wide range of fields of […]

Asylum seekers: turning back the ocean tides

The asylum seeker debate is an expedient way for politicians, and probably corporate interests, to distract the citizenry from difficult domestic issues and circumvent pressure for progressive social change. Focusing interest and energy on winning the war against “people smugglers” or ‘illegal maritime arrivals’ helps to maintain the status quo. It also gives government an […]