According to Mathias Cormann, the top priority of Scott Morrison is protecting our right to choose a religion. This is a venture in folly, as we already possess that freedom. We should see this for what it is – a smokescreen.
Well, it’s been a week punctuated by gunshot, a local voyeur peeking at Jupiter and ‘freedom gas’, whatever that happens to be.
NFL player Colin Kaepernick decided to protest America by sitting down during the national anthem, but what did the world of social media make of it?
Those who violently protest Donald Trump are merely strengthening his message, and weakening what they protect: democracy
With citizenship in the political discussion, Max Walden highlights the Vietnamese example as something to strive for.
Ingeborg van Teeseling fears that the under the new metadata laws, far more liberties will be abused than protected.
Looking at the Scott McIntyre firing, #Bali9 executions, Charlie Hebdo and PEN, and the Greens, the concept of “freedom” in its many forms stands out as the issue of the week in Michael Burrill’s #CurrentAffairsWrap.
Making the case for retaining our civil liberties, Bruce Sinclair points to other countries where restricting such liberties has not had the desired effect…