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Despite the desire to keep them separate, religion and politics have always gone together

2024-04-16T13:29:18+10:0016 April 2024|Categories: Gerard Henderson's Weekly Column|

In the previous century in Australia and some other Western nations, it was common to hear the cry: religion and politics should not be mixed. This warning was directed particularly at Catholics, many of whom were of Irish heritage. During the 1917 plebiscite, on whether there should be conscription for overseas service during the First [...]

Issue 676

2024-04-12T17:12:15+10:0012 April 2024|Categories: Latest Media Watch Dog, Media Watch Dog|Tags: , |

GERARD HENDERSON’S MEDIA WATCH DOG ISSUE – NO. 676 12 April 2024 * * * * Stop Press: Chris Uhlmann Joins Sky News And Praises Its Diversity Of Views (Which Does Not Exist On The ABC); Sassy Sara’s Moral Equivalence Re The Israel-Hamas War; Sarah Ferguson Defies Kim William’s Call For Fair-Minded Reporting Can You [...]

Abusive left can’t cop the idea of an electable Dutton

2024-04-08T09:08:32+10:006 April 2024|Categories: Gerard Henderson's Weekly Column, Uncategorized|

What’s frequently missing from the Australian political debate is a sense of historical perspective. Look at it this way. No federal government in Australia has been defeated after serving only one term in office in nearly a century. And that was at a most unusual time. In December 1928, James Scullin led the Australian Labor [...]

Issue 675

2024-04-05T15:54:21+11:005 April 2024|Categories: Latest Media Watch Dog, Media Watch Dog|Tags: , |

GERARD HENDERSON’S MEDIA WATCH DOG ISSUE – NO. 675 5 April 2024 * * * * Stop Press – ABC’s Sally Sara – Tough On Israelis, Soft On Pro-Palestinians; Will The ABC Also Censor Gavin Silbert KC’s Critique Of The Victorian Legal System As Being In A Parlous State? Can You Bear It? – Nine’s [...]

Faith schools stoush a solution looking for a problem

2024-04-04T12:00:45+11:0030 March 2024|Categories: Gerard Henderson's Weekly Column, Uncategorized|

Once upon a time, the term sectarianism was used in Australia to describe hostility to the Catholic Church in general and Catholics in particular. Anti-Catholic sectarianism has never gone away, but it has diminished dramatically from around half a century ago. It has been replaced by a more general form of sectarianism directed at religion [...]

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