women denied democracy
It is hopelessly inadequate and unfair for men to have invited women to
take up seats in legislatures and on judicial benches then compromise their
presence with a biological predisposition to interruption and intimidation.
With one in six hundred citizens incarcerated in overcrowded prisons, the
New South Wales government faces a catastrophic failure of policy on crime
described by barrister Arthur Moses as the "failure of government to address
those factors which are associated with crime, including poverty, drug
abuse, lack of education opportunities, crime gangs, lack of facilities
for the mentally ill and an under-resourced police force".
MIZ are Marsha Chang-Tave and Sarah Patrick
legislatures penalise women
Governments should treat the troubled child-care system "in the same way
they treat male-dominated issues" according to Sydney MP Jackie Kelly,
a 'close ally' of Prime Minister John Howard.
Constitution compromised by conscience vote
A bill introduced into Parliament by four female senators has torn the Australian Constitution
to shreds as support for the right of women to make decisions over their own
bodies has overcome the mysogynist ideology that men have a natural right
to boss over women.
women's alliance paves way for republic
Australia moved closer to a republic with which to generate world peace
following the passage of legislation through Parliament depriving male
ministerial control of women's access to women's medicine.
Socialism is the achievement of equity in the distribution to women and men
of community resources. The emergence of male approaches to
socialism during industrialisation, albeit sympathetic to women's rights,
as a struggle between capital and labour, failed to achieve equity with
the rise of global capitalism in the absence of the empowerment of women.
Senate majority exposes flawed Constitution
The Senate majority achieved by the Coalition Government has exposed the
Australian Constitution as a deeply flawed document enabling unscrupulous
administration without checks or balance.
Despite a century of the implementation of policies of gender equality
"[w]omen continue to suffer serious violations of their rights"
according to Ana Munoz, writing in the Cuban news service Granma.
single mothers slammed by male welfare reforms
A survey of 20,000 women has found that the male dominated Coalition
government's welfare reforms will have a devastating effect on the
mental health of single mothers.
'his horniness' rises again
The legal profession descended into farce once again over the issue of
women in court as NSW Supreme Court judge Peter Young, the chief judge
in equity, railed against 'unwelcome' displays of female flesh while owning
up to oggling the boobs of large-breasted barristers, foreshadowing an
avalanche of appeal of his judgements.
Religion is the accumulation of knowledge with the method of mythology,
superceded with advances in technology by the secular accumulation and
retrieval of knowledge.
world views informed by different literature
British surveys have found that women and men read different kinds of books,
undermining the efficacy of the Common and Statute law the nation has
entrenched across the world.
"It hadn't crossed my mind"
The Prime Minister of Australia is a froot loop. John Howard's testimony to
the Cole Inquiry into the privatised Australian Wheat Board's $300m
corruption of the United Nations oil-for-food program in Iraq, which saw a
company under Australian government supervision providing the principle
funding for Suddam Hussein's regime to imperil Australians in warfare and
to slaughter American citizens, in blatant contravention of sedition laws,
that "[i]t hadn't crossed my mind that it would have behaved corruptly",
Freedom is defined by the nature of governance.
Conflict within families and between neighbours and nations is the product of an imbalance of power between women and men.
Without so much as a whimper of protest the men who dole out the Federal
budget in Australia once again delivered record spending and an
unprecedented surplus riding high on the back of a decade of rapacious
resource exploitation streamlined by their predecessors.
An Aborigine-owned vessel decorated with the indigenous flag of Australia features in a parade of sails before the New Year's Eve fireworks display in Sydney Photo: AFP
Sydney Morning Herald photo gallery: How Sydney Harbour ushered 2006 in
All women and most men are denied justice when men boss over women as male
elites strip all but themselves of access to fair-minded treatment without
fear or favour, regardless of the provision of judicial process.
case mounts on paedophile PM
Australian Prime Minister John Howard was made aware of horrific cases of indigenous child
abuse at a Family Violence Summit he convened in 2003 and did nothing to assist the nation's
most vulnerable citizens, proof absolute of the personal responsibility he bears over the
paedophile imprint of his administration.
dump this wretched Constitution
The Australian Constitution has once again been exposed as the nation's principal impediment
to democracy with the incumbent government's unscrupulous evasion of probity, fairness, integrity and decency during questioning time, the last remnant of parliamentary scrutiny available under what has become a shambolic governing authority.
Environmental management is at a premium when women and men share decision-making equitably
as with government comprising women's and men's legislatures presided over by an executive of
elders accompanied by courts of women's and men's jurisdiction.
Women and men can only hazard a guess as to what's on each other's minds yet by the terms
of the Australian Constitution this speculation is the basis of democracy.
Constitution fails on same-sex marriage
The propensity for men to seek to control women under the terms of the encumbent Australian Constitution has been revealed with Federal Attorney-General, Philip Ruddock's personal intervention to prevent the ACT Government from recognising same-sex marriages.
world peace and human nature
World peace is achievable according to philosophy professor emeritus of Empire State College, New York City Dr. John J. Neumaier.
regime change fails Iraqi women
Sexual terrorism in Iraq has accelerated markedly since the American invasion according to Emeritus Professor Ruth Rosen, a historian and journalist who teaches public policy at UC Berkeley.
women and world peace
After examining the "economic and social effects of militarization, war and violence on the peoples of the world" the Women's Working Group of the World Peace Forum held in Vancouver 23-28 June, 2006 has issued a statement resolving that "[w]omen must be equally represented in economic and political structures and at the table in conflict resolution".
socialists overcome sexism
The socialist response to the neo-con revival of militarism and male excess has gained momentum with a split within the Scottish Socialist Party consolidating the influence of women.
elders advance reconciliation
In a defining moment for reconciliation Australian Aborigines have convened a National Council of Elders.
historians who don't know history
A summit of eminent Australian historians who should know better has backed the Howard government's plan to force three State governments to replace postmodern subjects with a traditional history course or lose billions in school funding.
puerile PM at odds with women's rights
In a speech to a Quadrant magazine forum Australian Prime Minister John Howard has promised more of the same from his Administration after deriding social justice, Aboriginal rights and critics of the destabalisation of the Middle East.
Since, in the absence of women's and men's jurisdictions, Australian Courts are little more than places of privilege for the antithesis of social justice, complaints against the massive corruption fomented and festering in Prime Minister Johns Howard's administration are more appropriately in the process of documentation rather than prosecution.
cross-party unity confounds ideology
Cross-party women's unity is changing the Australian Parliament according to political analyst Michelle Grattan, writing in The Sun-Herald on 12 November, 2006.
Greens pioneer legitimate leadership
The Green Party of England and Wales is at the vanguard of modern political leadership with the appointment of dual Principal Speakers to its leadership group.
women call for rule of law
The head of the Fiji Women's Rights Movement, Virisila Buadromo's, call for lawful processes
to resolve the standoff between the Government and the military prior to commander Commodore
Voreqe Bainimarama's declaration of a state of emergency, flags a long-term political solution
for a nation encumbered by recurring military coups.
women launch Zimbabwe People's Charter
Starting from separate locations, more than 800 members of Women Of Zimbabwe Arise and Men Of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA/MOZA) recently marched to Parliament in Harare to launch a People's Charter.
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