What do Jacob Rees-Mogg and Tim Farron have in common? This might sound like the start to a bad joke but bear with me for a moment. Two vastly different individuals, from two opposing political parties, but they do share one increasingly rare characteristic. Farron and Rees-Mogg are practising Christians who also hold public office; making them ripe targets for cheap shots and unrelenting scrutiny … Continue reading The Secular Inquisition against Christians in Public Life
The increasing power of the European Union has indirectly generated greater support for New Right parties in Contemporary Europe. The New Right in contemporary Europe can be categorised as a collection of right wing populist movements that tend to be similar. They share common ideology including: anti-immigration, nationalist rhetoric and Euroscepticism. This essay will discuss the rise of the New Right in Europe by using … Continue reading How the expansion of the European Union has facilitated the rise of the New Right in Austria and the United Kingdom.
‘Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch’ Continue reading Ancient Greek Lessons for the Modern Political World
Last week, protesters gathered to hang coat hangers on the gates of NSW Parliament House. The coat hangers featured the faces of 25 politicians who voted against the Abortion Law Reform Bill; a defeated bill that was originally introduced by Greens MP Mehreen Faruqi to decriminalise abortion access across NSW. The bill’s defeat was heralded as an “attack on women’s rights” by the pro-choice left … Continue reading After the Faruqi Bill: Towards a Culture of Life
USU blocks the screening of controversial film ‘The Red Pill’. Continue reading CENSORSHIP: USU blocks screening of men’s issues film