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School: Is it worth it?

Hello everyone, today is “me day”, on saturdays I post about my opinions, thoughts, experiences, favorites and my life in general.

There is something on my mind right now, something I can’t understand. 268 more words

Children

Down But Not Out

Airing on Deutsche Welle: Even Australia has chronically unemployed communities, where welfare has literally become a family tradition. In one of the country’s most disadvantaged regions – the suburbs of Corio & Norlane in Victoria – jobs are scarce. 66 more words

Joel Carnegie

Tales of the wretched: Ashok and his mother - Chapter 1: The night at the shelter

Tales of the wretched

Ashok and his mother – chapter 1: The night at the shelter

4 July 2015

 

Ashok lifted his head from his plate and looked at the woman sitting on the chair at the opposite side of the shelter. 1,727 more words

Novels

I have a plan.  I have been wracking my brain, trying to think outside the box about a way to bring in income and free up more time to be creative and active in the movement for social justice and a new, sustainable, local economy.

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Social Justice

What Am I Upset About?

I am talking over lunch with my father and his wife. I am sharing my intentions to very slowly start my secondary education. My stepmother asks what I want to do. 579 more words

Chesterton explains the robbery of poor Greece by the rich...

To-day the rich man knows in his heart that he is a cancer and not an organ of the State. He differs from all other thieves or parasites for this reason: that the brigand who takes by force wishes his victims to be rich.

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Economics

July Nigh Dock

The blank for the July puzzle, July Nigh Dock, can be found here. July blank

The theme for the July Anglican Messenger is Reconciliation with Australia’s indigenous peoples and this puzzle picks up clues from this theme. 282 more words

Messenger Crossword