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As much as humanitarian intervention ought to be a moral calculation, it is ultimately a political decision, and politically it has proven to be high risk with little reward.
by Jed Lea-Henry - 28/08/2015 - 7 comments
But is Zoo Magazine really the festering cesspit of moral turpitude its detractors make it out to be?
by John Slater - 27/08/2015 - 14 comments
Shortenís actions are the embodiment of the ALPís ≠dilemmas and no amount of blackguarding the commissioner can solve them.
by Gary Johns - 26/08/2015 - 16 comments
Objectors who make the 'no-discrimination' argument corner themselves into merely defending the use of the word 'marriage,' a classic reification fallacy.
by Hugh Harris - 24/08/2015 - 48 comments
An abortion provider has usually never seen the woman before and in fact some women don't believe they even saw the doctor at all.
by Debbie Garratt - 24/08/2015 - 8 comments
It was, in the context of its time, a very unremarkable document involving nothing more than a list of parochial issues and demands by an elite group of self-serving rich and powerful barons.
by John de Meyrick - 21/08/2015 - 5 comments
Subsequent examination of the Abu Ghraib scandal by well known American psychologist Philip Zimbardo highlighted the systemic failures, including that of leadership, which ultimately led to the abuse.
by Kellie Tranter - 19/08/2015 - 20 comments
Father Frank Brennan's concerns about the potential consequences of legally recognising same sex marriage are misplaced.
by Luke Beck - 19/08/2015 - 21 comments
The same-sex lobby would have us believe that it is a fundamental human right to be able to have a certificate from the government saying they are married.
by Michael Thompson - 19/08/2015 - 51 comments
The security services are spying on their own people in a similar manner they did with communist groups within the Australian community back in the 1950s and 60s.
by Murray Hunter - 12/08/2015 - 22 comments
If same-sex unions are to be legally recognised in Australia then the least sensible means of doing it is to amend the Marriage Act 1961 in any of the ways currently being proposed, or at all.
by John de Meyrick - 11/08/2015 - 27 comments
Scripture books promoting 'dangerous' messages about sex and male power are being used in NSW public schools, leading to calls for a crack down.
by Peter Barnes - 7/08/2015 - 29 comments


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