Tag Archives: civil society

Taking it to the streets: Occupy or be damned

Occupy Wall Street began some months ago as a movement to reclaim for the public the symbol of capitalism. In the wake of two economic collapses in three years, questions are being asked about the efficacy and sustainability of the … Continue reading

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Manipulating the language or the truth?

  I’ve written about the state of public language before, but in the wake of the Scott Morrison ‘funeralgate’ episode, I’ve been thinking about how it is manipulated by politicians to serve a political agenda. Morrison made headlines for all … Continue reading

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Leadership in tough times 2: Obama & Tucson

It’s been quite a week for leadership on display.  Anna Bligh has shown us all that true leaders shine in the darkest hours and yesterday, Barack Obama gave us a lesson in the sort of uplifting oratory that reminds us … Continue reading

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