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
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
We need to integrate our thought and action towards human flourishing for the common good!
A few months ago, I attended a Rotary function and fortunately heard a talk by Hon. Tim Smith QC, Chair, Accountability Round Table (ART). What stood out in his presentation was the power to ‘the People’ that comes from the … Continue reading
The sliding scale of ethics – Clarke and Dawe
Humorous way to consider a big issue…
How Corruption and Conflicts of Interest Stalk the Newsroom!
This publication, “Untold Stories“, edited by Aidan White of the Ethical Journalism Network (EJN), highlights stories of corruption and conflicts of interest in media activities that influence various countries in the world. AMEP has neither the capability nor the resources … Continue reading
Education in its current form NOT the answer to Struggle Street!
In a TED Talk by Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley, there could lie a partial answer to the problems of our fellow Australians depicted in SBS’ Struggle Street. How could economic thought, cultural studies, social policies and … Continue reading