George Floyd’s cruel murder is sparking much-needed conversations about justice and racial harmony in America and beyond. The ripple effect has already reached us Down Under, with protests planned for Australian capital cities this weekend. Yesterday I spoke with a friend who has ministered among indigenous Australians for decades. He told me that in some […]
Last year, a small group of University of Queensland student activists advocating on campus for Hong Kong democracy and Uyghur and Tibetan rights, were surrounded by 500-600 “neo Red Guards” and viciously attacked.
The Netflix series stands out because it focuses on a seemingly outdated idea. In the era of Breaking Bad and the many titles with anti-heroic characters stuck in their private existential ruts, it highlights the idea that there are goods, memberships, public responsibilities that ask the ego to take a back seat, despite the cost.
The great powers of today – China, Russia and the USA – are all ageing quickly. This leads to the hope that great power competition will be peaceful.