Category: Society and Culture

‘Genderbread Person’: Brisbane high school using banned gender theory resource

Students at one Brisbane high school are learning more than just the birds and the bees.

Queensland’s educational department says it won’t move to stop a high school in the northern suburbs of Brisbane using a banned educational resource which encourages students to think of gender as a spectrum rather than a strictly defined binary.

Diversity Council launches campaign to stop “non-inclusive language” at work

Workplace ‘diversity consultants’ are charging Australian companies up to $1800 an hour to warn employees about the dangers of using “non-inclusive” language such as “mum” and “guys”.

It has been revealed the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA) has been charging companies $3600 for a two-hour program delivered by “experienced DCA staff and consultants” to educate companies about “the power of words” at work.

The move is all part of the new #WordsAtWork campaign launched by the DCA, which aims to “spark a conversation about how even seemingly innocuous language can exclude minority groups”.

Secondary education was established to create “unity of thought”: Harvard, 1918

Secondary school has become increasingly important in the modern world, and is viewed collectively today as a minimum requirement for success in terms of employment, life progression and development in society.

When did this thinking start? Who came up with this system and what was the purpose?

We explore how secondary education was established to create fixed habits of reaction to authority, to determine ‘correct social roles’ and ‘collective purpose’, and to create a “unity of thought” amongst children.

The need for traditional nationalism in Australia | Opinion

We can all see that our beloved nation is in deep trouble and we cannot solve a problem using the same thinking that created that problem in the first place. We must identify the root cause of our problems and treat the disease, not just the individual symptoms. We must also be radically realistic in identifying, naming and solving our problems.

In the following opinion piece, Moses Apostaticus explains the need for a root and branch restoration of the nation of Australia.

The solution to Australia’s ‘flammable cladding crisis’: Hempcrete

It has been revealed this week that thousands of Australian buildings possess the same ‘flammable cladding’ materials seen in the Grenfell fire in London, with body corporate organisations calling on the Federal Government to take preventative action as a result.

Could the solution to ‘Australia’s building crisis’ be right under our noses?