Category Archives: Well-being

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Victorian Public expenditure – breaking through dark mystique

In AMEP, our thesis is that the majority of Australians want unity, harmony, fairness, well being, and a ‘fair’ share of our national prosperity; all elements of human flourishing. The Victorian government even has a plan to achieve ‘well-being’ among … Continue reading

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Dark forces of rotting structures, processes and policies!

Dark forces of rotting structures, processes and policies! We need a new media narrative in Australia! Continue reading

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Why no resolution to big problems?

A Turkish journalist, threatened with imprisonment if he returns home, observed that Australian journalists did not challenge our Australian government about a “Chinese invasion” of Australia, in “education” and through “investment”. Shortly before, I’d walked to his event through the … Continue reading

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Is inequality growing in Australia? If so, will it allow Australia to flourish?

Our call to action is, “We want to help as many Australians as possible to flourish; personally, in their communities, and as the Nation as a whole!” What AMEP can do, directly, is to push for a media narrative that … Continue reading

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Why do journalists not challenge primacy of economic growth?

This article in LinkedIn by Mal Fletcher, UK social futurist and commentator, raises important issues concerning personal and social flourishing, which is the big goal of the Secular Project, Buddhism and Christianity. I’m wondering why serious journalists don’t enquire into … Continue reading

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Struggle Street on SBS

In the Age today (7/5) Michael Lallo wrote a very challenging article on the SBS documentary Struggle Street on SBS, which caused me to watch it on SBS view on demand. I hadn’t intended to watch it after reading early … Continue reading

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Is there an Australian media myth of the undeserving poor? If so, what independent journalist is checking it out?

This is a piece we came across in regard to fairness, well being and shared prosperity in UK. Made me wonder if a similar media bias and agenda exists in Australia. Let us know! I bet this wouldn’t happen in … Continue reading

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