Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

Tickboxes are the bane of society

This is far worse than I’d thought: Husbands and wives make up less than half of Britain’s adult population for the first time, newly released statistics suggest.  The forces behind such a situation are rising divorce rates and the increasing…

Downunder – the ultimate parody

So often, Australians don’t know when they’re being parodied, as Dame Edna demonstrated over many years. At the same time, Australian artists and musicians have always done their own parodying, not least Garry McDonald as Norman Gunston. The Australian sense…

Save Dave, says Miranda Kerr

No, not our Dave but poor David Kiely, the Macquarie banker: There are reports that Mr Kiely was deliberately sent an email containing the images and opened it unwittingly, before being told to look round, with the broadcast still in…