Tag Archives: Australian Politics

The Paradox of Tolerance. Resisting Nazis.

There are Nazis vandalising schools and trams in Melbourne. There are even Nazi training camps in regional Victoria. There are proud fascists murdering people on the streets of the United States. Welcome to 2017, the year of Trump. Of course Trump is both the cause and the symptom. No doubt his election and his rhetoric […]

This Time I’m Voting Labor – Proudly

I’m the kind of person who takes voting very seriously. Who you vote for is an expression of who you are and what you think is the right thing to do. I’ve thought about this a lot over the course of my adult life. I decided to be a Labor voter, as opposed to a […]

Gough Whitlam – The Greatest Australian

Yesterday when I told a colleague that I was upset about the passing of Gough Whitlam, it was pointed out to me that I was not even alive when he was Prime Minister. This, of course, is true. Nonetheless, I write this article to express why his death saddens me so. I may not have […]