Peterloo: In 1819, the massacre of families attending a rally to hear Henry Hunt speak about parliamentary reform, took place on Peter’s Field near Manchester
Students are striking from school March 15, as they want politicians to take climate change, the biggest threat to their generation and those to come, seriously
A Higher Loyalty by James Comey is an impassioned narrative revealing how and why trust is a far better foundation than coercion, at least in a mature democracy
Ross Poldark’s smuggling network has news of the fate of the good ship Travail and Dr Dwight Enys telling Demelza he must go to France to explore the connection
Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country” are words speaking to public morality, while harnessing our highest aspirations
Destruction of a civilian flight carrying hundreds of passengers from Amsterdam – Kuala Lumpur demands social justice safeguarding everyone’s unalienable rights
The idea of a gentleman complex in its ethos, developed in Ancient Greece and was played out in spectacles such as the Olympic Games where victors became heroes
Would drafting a bill of rights highlighting the freedoms we often take for granted help 21st century Australians focus, imagine and create a future together?
For the English of the 13th century agreement of the terms and conditions of the Magna Carta was a huge step towards protecting the inalienable rights of man
The farcical power play of politicians @ Canberra on March 21 must have encouraged all Australians to evaluate what our government should be about and represent
Les Misérables is a story about, for and of the people, their hopes and dreams which are best expressed in the musical finale’s song Do You Hear The People Sing
Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-322) said it is our task to become good men, or to achieve the highest human good. But is that enough? How do we attain goodness without a sense of purpose or belief that there is something more? For centuries, when large parts of the earth…
The Statue of Liberty in New York is an eternal symbol of hope that we can by sharing knowledge enlighten and illuminate the future bringing peace to our world
During Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton 2nd Marquess of Northampton’s lifetime England’s Westminster System of government was honed through debate and experience
Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-322 BCE) said it is our task to become good men, or achieve the highest human good. But is that enough? How do we attain goodness without a sense of purpose or belief there is something more? For centuries, when large parts of the earth were dominated…
Indignez-vous! from 93 year old French Resistance member Stephane Hessel is a publishing phenomenon. It is the ‘little red book’ that having swept France, is now set to topple international bestsellers’ lists. It contains no sex and is not humorous. It is not a literary masterpiece and it does not have a startlingly original message. So why instead of becoming a publishing disaster, has it become a publishing phenomenon? Everyone is asking, but why?