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After all, international human rights law does not recognize a right not to be offended.
Australia is a sick country, primarily because it has become such a selfish and self-centred country. A sense of entitlement pervades, indeed is encouraged and fostered within the ruling class and politicians.
by Bruce Haigh - 6/05/2016 - 10 comments
The extreme example of this was during Mao’s Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in which the party’s youth was cynically revved up to weed out imagined traitors and the politically ‘incorrect’.
by William Hill - 5/05/2016 - 6 comments
His legacy has since been re-imagined and has come to be applied to all national groups who do not have a state of their own. This has conflated different cases with destructive consequences.
by William Hill - 29/04/2016 - 7 comments
Judge Rami Abdullah said the 60 Minutes crew and Ms Faulkner are still facing public prosecution charges of kidnapping and being members of a criminal gang and may be required to return to Lebanon if the state decides to go ahead with the prosecution.
by Malcolm King - 22/04/2016 - 63 comments
Mediation offers the prospect of resolution in situations where parents have limited recourse to the law.
by Helen Freris - 22/04/2016 - 6 comments
80 Chief Executives, including Apple’s Timothy Cook, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, and the head of the Bank of America also joined in on attacking the new law.
by Rod McGarvie - 21/04/2016 - 11 comments
Think twice before 'treating' child sex offenders with chemical castration.
by Alexandra Tennant - 15/04/2016 - 15 comments
Wherever one turns, a sense that the banking sector has essentially gotten away with everything short of physical crime is present.
by Binoy Kampmark - 13/04/2016 - 7 comments
When a lefty Labor government commissions a report into a 'women's issue' like domestic violence, we have come to expect a regurgitation of the entrenched views of its feminist wing.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 8/04/2016 - 34 comments
In the same month where Muslim suicide bombers killed 35 and injured over 300 people in Brussels, there were six other separate Islamic attacks that took even more lives than those lost in the Belgium capital.
by Rod McGarvie - 6/04/2016 - 73 comments
Why don’t we have a much wider Act that covers all insulting or offending words? Think about it. I think it’s a minefield.
by Don Aitkin - 4/04/2016 - 11 comments

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