May 14, 2013 | Karin SowadaThe most surprising element of the Federal Budget was the failure of Treasury forecasting.
May 5, 2013 | Megan BestWhy is it, as soon as we see someone suffering, that we so quickly think of eliminating the sufferer?
April 17, 2013 | Karin SowadaWith five weeks of Parliament left before the September election, much will happen but little can be done to arrest voter malaise with Labor.
March 4, 2013 | Karin SowadaGoverning turned into campaigning this week at Rooty Hill.
February 4, 2013 | Karin Sowada"Who do people hate more - Julia Gillard or Tony Abbott?"
November 12, 2012 | Karin SowadaThe shenanigans at St John’s College at Sydney University has put the spotlight once again on binge drinking, bullying and an unsavory attitude to women.
October 29, 2012 | Karin SowadaWhile the community was mesmerised by the ramblings of Alan Jones and the PM’s contribution to the gender wars, quiet but highly important decisions were...
September 26, 2012 | Karin SowadaBob Carr recently opined that ‘the world is facing the possibility of a worsening of the relations between great religions’.
September 3, 2012 | Karin SowadaPhilosopher and ethicist Peter Singer recently laid bare his views about a ‘lesser right to life’.
August 8, 2012 | Karin SowadaThe nation is now collectively beating itself up over the low gold medal count, not to mention the ignominious fact that New Zealand was ahead of Australia.
July 16, 2012 | Karin SowadaThe recent senseless death of young Thomas Kelly has again highlighted the tragic effects of alcohol use and abuse, and the ugly mess that is King’s Cross.
July 2, 2012 | Karin SowadaThe failure of Federal Parliament to agree on a plan to stem the tide of refugees represents a failure leadership on all sides of politics.
June 19, 2012 | Karin SowadaJesus encourages us to ‘give to Caesar what is Caesar’s’ (Mark 12:17). It helps if Caesar is making good decisions.
May 28, 2012 | Karin SowadaRecently I had reason to be observing proceedings in a magistrates court. The defendant was an ordinary guy with no previous convictions.
May 15, 2012 | Karin SowadaPublic life in Canberra has not looked this bad in a very long time.