Human Rights

New UN Human Rights Chief Subjected to Torture

Human rights has been the subject for me today.  I see it violated in a range of ways – homelessness, refugees, occupation of countries, denial of rights, refusal to resolve conflict and the flagrant use of power to silence dissent.  I know this subject well and it has been the inspiration for my… Continue reading

IT is the Matrix – A 21st Century Program?

I felt inspiration to write this poem about the I.T. Matrix as I can feel the control exercised in narratives assuring it is the next step in our evolution.  Is that true?  I was inspired by the thoughts –
You are me in another frequency.  This gave me the feeling of allowance… Continue reading

Calls for more Affordable Housing and Equality

The issue of rental affordability is really evident today.  I recall back in the 1990’s I rented a property for $140 a week, it was a 3 bedroom house in Brisbane.  Today you would be looking at around $250-$350 or more.  I find it very disturbing the way Real Estates have people… Continue reading

Israel Human Rights Violations of the Bedouin

Human rights is the right to be human.  When we deny people democratic processes, a voice and support in speaking their truth we move towards dictatorship and we use our narratives to justify oppression.  As I said in my previous blog there is ‘no enemy’ unless hate becomes your god.  My allegiance… Continue reading

Private Prisons in Australia and Human Rights

Why are we as a country following others?  Where is the leadership and creative ideas?

A powerful quote:The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons
– Dostoevsky, The House of the Dead

This is another statement that for me sends warning bells given the objective should… Continue reading

Stingray Surveillance, Privacy, Police and FBI

This is very concerning as the temptation is to just tap into those who people feel threatened by.  They do not have to be criminal elements, they could be former staff, partners, business rivals or to stalk people.

I have been surveilled and it has raised my awareness of these practices and the importance… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“My life is my message.”