Monthly Archive: May 2012

Not sure if Ross Cameron has this totally right, but… 1

Not sure if Ross Cameron has this totally right, but…

Saturday saw Ross Cameron – for whom political disgrace has been liberating, apparently – sounding off at the Teachers’ Federation. Good to see him occupying moral high ground. It encourages a belief in redemption....

Stephen Aitken’s letter in the SMH 2

Stephen Aitken’s letter in the SMH

Good to hear this voice again! It is rare I agree with Ross Cameron, but, as a Catholic diocesan principal for 32 years in four schools, all in low socioeconomic areas, I learnt the...

Clear thinking on sporting concussion research By Caroline Finch, Monash University; Andrew McIntosh, Monash University, and Paul McCrory, Monash University 0

Clear thinking on sporting concussion research By Caroline Finch, Monash University; Andrew McIntosh, Monash University, and Paul McCrory, Monash University

Trying something a bit different this morning. The article interests me, but the approach to republishing interests me more. I’ve just started following The Conversation, a website for news from university-based writers. It has far...

Those who can’t teach, shouldn’t (pd) 0

Those who can’t teach, shouldn’t (pd)

Today’s editorial is very much to the point. This article is from the May 7 issue of The Sydney Morning Herald Digital Edition. To subscribe for $4.50 a week, visit http://smh.com.au/digitaledition. THE Productivity Commission...

The Way (reviewed by RIchard Leonard 0

The Way (reviewed by RIchard Leonard

I couldn’t agree with Richard Leonard more. The Way.   The Way   The Way. Starring Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Yorick van Wageningen, Deborah Kara Unger, James Nesbitt. Written and directed by Emilio Estevez....

The Tablet – A very public rebuke (sor) 0

The Tablet – A very public rebuke (sor)

An article very supportive of women Religious in the US after the public kicking the Vatican has administered. One day, the hierarchy will get it; but they continue to make it hard for ordinary...