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Peninsula Voice – depression among young people on the Peninsula

AMEP focuses on how human flourishing and well-being are nourished by any media narrative flowing through to Australians; through excellent journalism and storytelling. Mind you, we think human flourishing and well-being is an inside-out formation; not, top-down politics. It takes … Continue reading

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Integrity and accountability on Victorian public expenditure in 2016/2017

How many leaders would read another’s thoughts on ‘integrity and accountability on Victorian public expenditure in 2016/2017’? Digest them! Reflect on them! Then, as a social responsibility, act to improve governance of government for the benefit of more and more … 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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When should our elected governments break political conventions?

Australia still follows Westminster in allowing key principles of democratic accountability to operate according to convention. This article in the Conversation by Richard Mulgan, Emeritus Professor, Australian National University is worth a read: if you’re interested in the political process … 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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Counter-terrorism: Are we suffering from shallow, simplistic journalism?

Journalists Cecily Huang and Caitlin Gibson go behind the headlines, and speak to one of Australia‚Äôs young Muslims, Mohammed Junaid Thorne, experienced journalist, Professor Peter Manning, who specialised in Muslim culture, scholar of Islamic studies, and Shakira Hussein, to check … Continue reading

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