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I am a Buddhist and took refuge vows over 20 years ago. You become a Buddhist by taking refuge vows. You speak them daily when you wake up and before you sleep and when ever you take a breath. 2,424 more words
Obama: A Legacy of Ashes
James Corbett (2017)
In his excellent documentary about Obama’s presidency, James Corbett highlights important ways in which Obama systematically reduced civil liberties and democratic oversight of government. 259 more words
When we think of torture, we each have our own interpretations.
For most Australians, it’s likely that theirs come from history or from fiction. 671 more words
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Imagine, if you can, living in a country that imprisons people not suspected of any crime, without the agreement of a judge, and with no release date.
Last week I attended the 2018 Bristol Law Conference, organised by University of Bristol students. The theme ‘The Age of Terror’ instinctually makes me cringe slightly, but the speakers tempted me to attend. 1,174 more words