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Why well-being matters in the policy debate

Government policy ought to be designed to help its citizens flourish in a sustainable environment (in all its manifestations). When considering policy changes, it’s helpful to use evidence from a range of disciplines. 835 more words

Policy Change

BODHI Times Newsletters

We have published 48 newsletters since 1991. The most recent one, number 48, can be accessed here: BT_48_Aust (June 2015).

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“CAST – it was like an angel coming to my doorstep.”

Most people don’t know that Lydia is sick.  A bright, cheerful CAST volunteer who loves to look smart, Lydia faithfully comes to CAST’s Wordworks Literacy Programme twice a week to assist Addington Primary School learners with basic reading and writing skills. 451 more words


GMOs: Why They Aren't The Plague

What if I told you there was a food out there that was disease and insect resistant. A food that didn’t need to sprayed with pesticides. 181 more words

Recent Posts

Hidden crisis of liberal democracy creates climate change paralysis

We often tend to blame our failure to address issues like climate change on the idiosyncrasies of leaders and bad leadership, say Mark Triffitt and Travers McLeod from the University of Melbourne… 1,067 more words


Is a Constitutional principle making States too cautious with law and order policies?

The so-called Kable principle has imposed constitutional restrictions on the way States can use their courts and judges when designing law and order policies. In the article below, … 1,488 more words


The Invisible Hand of Loki

Linda Tirado is the author of Hand to Mouth: The truth about being poor in a wealthy world. In this guest post she explores the vast gulf between the ultra-wealthy and the poor in the US and asks whether trickle-down economics has achieved anything other than deliver more wealth to those who are already wealthy. 1,155 more words

Poverty Relief