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Universities operate as agents of change, in that Universities anticipate and encourage a commitment to the making of a better world for the future.
by James Page - 23/01/2019 - 7 comments
Now there is a new mentality: people are more complacent. The post-war generation of human rights activists are dying off.
by Keith Suter - 8/01/2019 - 16 comments
The description of this mind-independent reality is what we sometimes call truth. Thus we can know truth and speak the truth.
by James Page - 18/12/2018 - 29 comments
The Declaration empowers not just human rights advocates like myself, but all of us and we need to stand up for our rights and the rights of all peoples, both at home and abroad.
by Patricia Jenkings - 12/12/2018 - 13 comments
Culture around human rights is not automatically acquired at the birth or through DNA. Human rights standards need to be learned.
by Sev Ozdowski - 11/12/2018 - 6 comments
The Prime Minister has been able to count on supporters who see privacy as dispensable and security needs as unimpeachable.
by Binoy Kampmark - 10/12/2018 - 3 comments
This means, for example, that a Jewish school can turn away a teacher if they are Christian, but not just because they are gay, transgender, Aboriginal or in a wheelchair.
Eastman's bail was revoked after frequent clashes with the judge, who accused him of disrupting proceedings.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 4/12/2018 - 3 comments
One of Australia's foremost constitutional authorities, Anne Twomey, suggests that Dutton might have an out.
by Binoy Kampmark - 30/11/2018 - 8 comments
Fifty years ago nobody could have predicted that Australia, along with comparable nations, would have adopted the elaborate ideological Western belief system that is contemporary multiculturalism.
by Laurence Maher - 30/11/2018 - 24 comments
The Greens' Discrimination Free Schools Bill constrains religious freedom by removing exemptions that extend well beyond religious schools.
by Glenn Ward - 26/11/2018 - 50 comments
The struggle for the legalisation of assisted suicide across the nation will be long and hard.
by David Leyonhjelm - 23/11/2018 - 26 comments


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