The United Nations recently declared that the world currently faces humanitarian crisis at a scale not seen since the end of World War II. More than 20 million people are facing starvation and famine.
Men and women leaving the military often find it tough to transition into civilian life; especially those who’ve been impacted by overseas deployment, or who have served for long periods of time.
Knowing that more than 116,000 Australians are homeless, is sad enough. But learning that 1 in 20 of them could be Australian Defence Force veterans, is downright upsetting.
Imagine a paper chain, made up of bright yellow festival wrist bands, stretching more than five kilometres long. On each of those looped wrist bands, is a message: a prayer to God, written by an ordinary Australian, about something they want to see changed for the better.
China’s government last week issued a ban on internet sales of the Bible. Beijing also issued its first white paper on religious freedom in 21 years.
“Do I like the person that I’ve become?” We don’t like who the Aussie team has become, but what about the plank in our eye then?
The National Geographic Magazine is laying bare their record of misunderstanding race. The iconic magazine has commissioned an unflinching special report into its representations of race over the years.
Glenn A Baker shares that whilst African slaves in America’s southern states were subject to incalculable injustice and oppression, that shameful period in history was the source of many music genres.
When Eloise Wellings takes off from the starting line at the Games on the Gold Coast, she won’t just be propelled by her 20 years of experience and training.
Discussion of crime and punishment inevitably gets heated. Some take the ‘prison is for punishment’ approach, while others highlight the social circumstances and personal difficulties that got people behind bars.