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Episode 51 – 29 June 2016

Senate count part 2

Liberal National how to vote card

P&C Qld asking for opinions click here

Mike Baird is building prisons click here

Liberal Senator opposes abortion clinic protest exclusion zones click here

Abortion law reform click here

And abortion law information paper click here

Where religions stand on abortion law click here

Religious groups in Victorian state schools click here

Have we mentioned vampires click here

Lyle Shelton thinks Brexit is great click here

Catholic schools urge parents not to vote for the Greens click here

Obligations on religions to provide financial accounts click here

Footballers praying click here

Doctors against euthanasia click here

Strike Kenya off the list click here

Paul Keating on tax cuts click here

The Ellis defence click here

Montreal priests cannot be alone with children click here

Vietnamese fishermen click here

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Episode 45 – 18 May 2016

In this episode we do some “back of an envelope” calculations and here are the figures we used.

  • The government announced an extra $1.2b for education but Gonski needs $4.5b so we have to find $3.3b to achieve the same budget deficit.
  • Taxing religions could generate somewhere between $5b and $10b
  • Negative Gearing costs the budget about $4b-$5b each year
  • The “small”

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Episode 40 – 13 April 2016

1:27 A Catholic school forces students to tear pages out of a book click here

5:10 Gay white men are not oppressed enough click here

11:25 Handshakes in Switzerland click here

14:15 State School funding – a comparison of the various States click here

17:52 The history of funding private schools

20:22 The Fist’s experience at St James’s

23:46 Dowry related abuse click here

30:49 Business leaders worrying about religious right in WA liberal party click here

32:50 Conference of bigotry click here

37:48 The Christian Right’s roots in rural Queensland click here

38:25 What is Dominionism click here

44:19 Abortion law click here and statistics click here

A high IQ doesn’t mean you are smart click here

Religious astronauts really annoy The Fist click here

A survey of British Muslims click here

Pakistanis behaving badly …

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Episode 36 – 17 March 2016

welcome saudi

Stopping religious instruction in Qld. The union is on-side but we are worried about the Principals Association click here and click here

Mel Gibson and Ken Duncan are putting a giant cross on an outback hill click here and click here

James Paterson.

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Episode 24 – 9 December 2015

God isn’t fixing this. Click here

But Fox News is shocked that someone would say such a thing. Click here

And what does the Dalai Lama say? Click here

Atheist 10 commandments Click here

Malcolm Turnbull and the innovation statement

Muslim reform movement Click here

Letters to the editor

School funding and inequality Click here

The Pope should rescind the ban on contraception. 

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