Monthly Archives: February 2017

Episode 84 – 22 February 2017

Organ donation Two issues. mandatory and family consent.

Archbishop offers to counsel Palaszczuk, Trad on abortion

The Vatican, child sex crimes and how Australia is the great facilitator

Australians believe 18C protections should stay

Essential Report

Terrorism Denial on the Left


The close ties between Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch worries more than reporters

Q&A activist asked radical Islamic group for advice after spat with Jacqui Lambie petitions for and against Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Ayaan Hirsi Ali poster is banned.

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Episode 83 – 15 February 2017

The Iron Fist and Hugh Harris start off by discussing how politicians should speak about Islam and then we move on to ethics generally and how they might be refined by thought experiments and then applied to our immigration debate.

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Episode 82 – 8 February 2017

4,444 victims: extent of abuse in Catholic church in Australia revealed

Royal commission into child sexual abuse: 1,880 alleged perpetrators identified in Catholic Church

Catholic use of confession to be scrutinised by child abuse royal commission

Trump and Australia.

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Episode 81 – 2 February 2017

The Iron Fist is joined by Hugh Harris to discuss the Religious Freedom Round Table, Scientology, Indigenous issues and President Trump’s executive order.

Hugh’s blog

Here are links to some of the articles that were mentioned.

I question the motives and sincerity of those claiming to be upset because of injustices committed in the past by what boils down to what one set of my ancestors did to another set of my ancestors.

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Episode 80 – 1 February 2017

Trump and his executive order on immigration.

The Roots of a Counterproductive Immigration Policy

US could resettle zero refugees from Manus and Nauru and still ‘honour’ deal

Finding the Middle Ground on Islamic Terror and Civil Rights


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