Why and how we should criticise politicians

Why and how we should criticise politicians

In the last few months, the Minister for Immigration, Scott Morrison, has come under heavy attack. I myself have written a number of pieces in which I challenge the morality of policies Mr Morrison has introduced. I’ve noticed however that alongside questions of...

How Would Jesus Vote? #2

At the end of a 3000 year old document I found the the advice that will shape how I vote in the upcoming Federal election. The words are attributed to the mother of a king named Lemuel. The sayings of King Lemuel—an inspired utterance his mother taught him. 2 Listen,...

How Would Jesus Vote? #1

So, we’re up for a Federal election on September 7. Which gets me wondering, in the spirit of those WWJD wristbands, how would Jesus vote? Ridiculous question really, because I have no idea how Jesus would vote. He lived under a dictatorship and never offered...

Dear Kevin

Dear Kevin, The first time you were PM you inspired me. You ramped up foreign aid and focussed it on helping poorer countries achieve the Millennium Development Goals; gave us a more humane asylum seeker policy; delivered that spine-tingling apology to the Stolen...

Comparing Policies on Refugees and Asylum Seekers

As we move toward a Federal election I will post comparisons of some key policy areas held by Labor, the Coalition and the Greens. In this post I look at refugee policy. The world faces a global refugee crisis. Over 15 million people have been forced to flee their...

How Would Jesus Vote? #2

At the end of a 3000 year old document I found the the advice that will shape how I vote in the upcoming Federal election. The words are attributed to the mother of a king named Lemuel. The sayings of King Lemuel—an inspired utterance his mother taught him. 2 Listen,...

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