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Look on…

October 16, 2019 - 17:27 -- Admin

By Jon Chesterson   LOOK ON IN THE ABSENT HALLS OF OUR OWN CONSCIENCE, THE HUNGRY WALLS OF OUR OWN LIVING ROOMS, LOOK ON… One cannot gloss over what has happened! We witnessed the brutal cruelty and destruction of Afghanistan and its people at the hands of the Taliban. We witnessed the brutal wars on neighbouring…

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The Kimberley Plan

October 16, 2019 - 16:00 -- Admin

By Dr George Venturini   The Kimberley Plan Just before the outbreak of second world war, a bold plan was proposed by Dr. Isaac Nachman Steinberg, a man with a most interesting past: he was a Russian lawyer, and had been a Socialist Revolutionary, politician. He had been People’s Commissar of Justice in Vladimir Lenin’s government…

Instead of excluding homosexuals, the church should exclude homophobes

October 16, 2019 - 10:44 -- Admin

Glenn Davies, the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney and Synod president, has told homosexual people that they should abandon the church. “My own view is that if people wish to change the doctrine of our church, they should start a new church or join a church more aligned to their views – but do not ruin…

When there’s a clash of faith, which ‘religious freedom’ takes priority?

October 15, 2019 - 08:21 -- Admin

Under the Morrison Government’s proposed Religious Freedom bills, what happens when there’s a clash of religious belief? Of all the religions and faiths subscribed to in this vast nation, which freedom will take priority when head to head at the service desk of a hotel, the pharmacist’s counter, or proselytizing on social media? Whose beliefs…

A manifesto for how to tell lies

October 15, 2019 - 06:00 -- Admin

The Government’s accidental emailing of their confidential talking points is nothing more than a manifesto of how to tell lies, to lie by omission, mislead and generally confuse people. They have nothing to do with providing the public with information about the Government’s progress in resolving issues, or initiatives in progress, or even the introduction…

A Coalition of Support: Parliamentarians for Julian Assange

October 14, 2019 - 16:40 -- Admin

Australian politicians, and the consular staff of the country, are rarely that engaged on the subject of protecting their citizens. In a couple of notorious cases, Australian authorities demonstrated, not only an indifference, but a consciously venal approach to its citizens in overseas theatres. Mamdouh Ahmed Habib, a dual Australian-Egyptian national, was detained in Pakistan…

Is Donald Trump mad? (Revisited)

October 14, 2019 - 14:00 -- Admin

By Ad astra   Around two years ago, The Political Sword published Is Donald Trump mad? In November of last year, it published Is Donald Trump crumbling? It could be argued that Trump’s recent behaviour warrants another such article. But why bother? We’ve said it all before, as have columnists the world over. Trump’s recent behaviour has been characterized…

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