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Compassion in India

Last week I received an email from Compassion – “Please pray urgently for Compassion and the children of India”.

You may have heard of the situation going on in India – since April 2016, due to government regulations, the flow of funding from Compassion into India, has completely stopped. 329 more words


International human rights bodies have said it loud and clear: We need clear targets to reduce child poverty

This article was published first by Huffington Post

The UK needs clear targets to reduce and eventually put an end to child poverty.

This is the purpose of a… 612 more words


This Love Letter to Warren Buffett From Bill and Melinda Gates Should Warm Your Heart

Let’s take a break this morning to discuss love, compassion, and the transformative powers of technology, investing, and wealth.

Bill and Melinda Gates have written a Valentine’s message to their friend Warren Buffett, who a decade ago committed to give their foundation essentially all of his fortune. 287 more words


The Mendacities of Mr English – Social Services under National's tender mercies


On 25 January, as Radio NZ returned to it’s normal broadcasting schedule (and putting away it’s dumbed-down “summer programming” until next December/January), John Campbell had his first interview with John Key’s replacement, Bill English. 4,463 more words

The Body Politic


How nice for the wealthy with their well heeled shoes
And the poor abandoned coyly to drugs and booze.
How nice for the boys and girls so well stacked… 89 more words


Greens 'key to ending child poverty'

The Green Party continues their ‘change the government’ approach  in response to the Salvation Army’s 10th ‘state of the nation’ report.

The latest Salvation Army report reinforces the need for a new Government committed to action on the biggest issues facing New Zealand, the Green Party said today. 326 more words


Salvation Army 'state of the nation'

The Salvation Army has put out their 10th annual ‘state of the nation’ report. They have titled it “Off the Track.

Executive Summary

The title of the 2017 State of the Nation report is, in part, inspired by the famous Robert Frost poem, ‘The Road Not Taken’. 823 more words