Today is not a day for reconciliation, but for reckoning.
Cardinal George Pell is dead, and we are not in mourning.
It continues to be the standard for First Nations peoples to suffer in the name of upholding white, colonial values and systems — it must end now.
It might be true that the most precious things in life are fleeting, but I wish I’d had just a little more time.
We have a responsibility to stare conflict in the face. To ruthlessly critique the injustices that feed into and result from war, to resist complacency.
Our radically different perspectives have often stirred outrage from mainstream media, who are too ready to rush in and discipline as dissidents rather than engaging with our political message.
Honi soit qui mal y pense. Shame upon he who thinks evil of it.
The wave of hostility towards protesters exercising their rights to express anger at a powerful public figure is concerning. The truly threatening restriction of free speech is far larger in scale, and more significant in its silencing effects.
On the archives of student activism and decades of progress.
Faith and discernment are an indispensable part, regardless of our beliefs, of the exciting tides of turbulence that life brings.