social justice

Working to eradicate inequalities by highlighting institutional, cultural and insidiously socialised biases and bigotries.

Babies, black dogs and benefits

Well now, isn’t this study an interesting bookend with the New Zealand study that caused a press stir a few months ago when it showed a correlation between mental illness and abortion of pregnancy. An Australian study has shown that… Read More ›

Shame

I haven’t been able to marshal my thoughts especially coherently regarding the racially motivated riots in Cronulla. Without some beatup by the media and indiscriminate text message forwarding, this would have just been another gang-fight at Cronulla, not much different… Read More ›

Blog against Racism Day

December 1st, 2005: the fiftieth anniversary of Rosa Parks’ action in Montgomery, Alabama. This was suggested by Chris Clarke, who I am fortunate enough to have been reading for years on USENet before he even started his blog. A while… Read More ›