Detention harms children

Detention Harms Children – Paediatrician David Isaacs explains why.   Follow ChilOutRevived on Twitter to keep updated on the refuge crisis

Interview: Sociologist Zygmunt Bauman

“Power has been globalized, but politics is as local as before. Politics has had its hands cut off. People no longer believe in the democratic system because it doesn’t keep its promises. We see this, for example, with the migration crisis: it’s a global phenomenon, but we still act parochially” Read more: Interview: Sociologist Zygmunt
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Time to heed warnings of Syriza’s ex-finance minister Yanis Varoufakis

The former finance minister of Greece says people must work to save democracy from capitalism. Greece came so close to rejecting austerity. When the Syriza party backed down and betrayed its supporters it missed a chance to change the broken “democratic” paradigm.

NSW government push to amalgamate councils goes awry

The Independent Review Panel’s final report into local councils was released in October 2013 and recommended amalgamations of councils among other things. In September 2014 Premier New South Wales (NSW) Premier Mike Baird, announced his Fit for the Future package that included funding of up to $1bn including cash incentives as sweeteners to merge. It
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Australia Post cannibalising mail and print for its own benefit

On August the 28th Australia Post (AustPost) applied to the Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC) to increase not only the price of a stamp from seventy cents to one dollar but business mail pricing of up to 48% from January the 4th. This is on top of price hikes of 5-9% for Print Post, which
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