Australian Taxation Policy: How Taxing is Alcohol on Australian Public Health?

A few questions here are: 

Why do people drink alcohol?

Why do adults consider alcohol socially acceptable given the overall social harm?

If governments tax socially harmful products/services and profit, is that in the social interest?

Taxation of alcohol increases government revenues which is perceived as a good for government.  It is perceived… Continue reading

WHO: Alcohol Deaths Greater than HIV/AIDS, Violence or Tuberculosis

I was invited to go out to a nightclub lastnight. I don’t normally go out anymore as I see it as an empty use of time. However, I felt inspired to go and decided to observe. I am not unfamiliar with nightclubs and pubs as I am Australian. In this culture you grow up with… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.”