Dreams to Nightmares

While I have been dreaming if more equitable governments and more transformative leaders who will anticipate the welfare of people and the environment, others have been dreaming of societies dependent on and imprisoned by technological “solutions”, particularly to further pandemic … Continue reading

Women Lead in Time of Crisis

Jon Henley and Eleanor Ainge Roy, writing in The Guardian Weekly (1/5/20), asked whether female leaders were better at containing the spread of Covid-19. (<ahref=”https://www.theguardian.com/…/why-do-female-leaders-seem-to-be-more- successful-at-managing-the-coronavirus-crisis”>) They reviewed female leader’s responses to Covid-19: nine women who took charge of the … Continue reading

After the Pandemic

Most of the world has closed down: down, not off. The fear of the potential contagion of Covid-19 has stopped us in our tracks. The sky has cleared, plants and small animals are re-emerging along road-sides, people are breathing, really … Continue reading


Richard Denniss is Dead Right

In the interests of affirming that all Men are equal in death the names of the Roll of Honour in the Australian War Memorial are in equal font size. Now they are dwarfed by the names of sponsors such as … Continue reading

We need to talk

Australia Day has been described by various politicians as a day to celebrate all that is great about being Australian; a day that celebrates our values, our Australian values. Australia Day marks the raising of the British flag on the … Continue reading