Domestic violence kills many more Australians than terrorism. Where, Mr Morrison and Mr Shorten, is your war on domestic violence?
Articles from En Passant
We will win
The walk labours while the talk continues,
Not the marathon man
But a trier, caught between the finish and the end
To try more steps, some day
When the body permits
Or to remember the rays
And the steps of yesterdays
Modern man and woman make miracles
Of medicines that heal, or help
The strangled men and women, like me
In pain, not misery
Failed advertising executive and current Liberal Party Leader, Scott Morrison, is the “ad-Lib” Prime Minister, I write in Independent Australia.
The first print run of my new book of poetry, ‘Whose broken is this? and other poems’ has arrived.
PM Morrison has bowed to public pressure, announcing he will address homophobic legislation but the extent to which he delivers remains uncertain, writes John Passant in Independent Australia.
This was published in today’s Canberra Times.
Support for uni strike
The forthcoming strike at the University of Canberra highlights a reality not often mentioned in discussions of higher education. (“Canberra Uni staff to strike for first time in decade’, October 11, p3) Our universities are built on the unpaid labour of their workers.
‘The misogynist Morrison Government has used the removal of the tampon tax – which should never have been there – to paint itself as a champion of women, writes Canberra correspondent John Passant.’
My next book of poetry, ‘Whose broken is this? and other poems’ will be available very soon.
I go into hospital on Friday lunchtime for a femoral intramedullary nail.
So in my more lucid moments after that I will post details of availability, how you can buy signed copies, price etc etc.