Tag Archives: Centre for Social Poetry

In Memoriam: Dolores O’Riordan

In the work of Dolores O’Riordan – The Cranberries lead singer who died earlier this week – we see the realisation of creativity towards social change. The band had many popular songs, but none more so than their 1994 hit ‘Zombie’. … Continue reading

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The Magic of Imagination: What is a new year worth?

A new video post from John Stubley called ‘The Magic of Imagination: What is a new year worth?’ Click on the image to watch the video.

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Australia says ‘yes’ to marriage equality

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The Force of Star Wars in Our Time

The recent release of the latest Star Wars film invites us to consider more fully the continued success of this long-standing cultural imagination. Why, almost forty years after the release of the original Star Wars film, does this story continue … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Mystery: Flight MH370

In an age when we are able to find the answers to seemingly endless questions with a simple click of a button, it seems almost impossible that we cannot find a missing aeroplane. It has now been almost three weeks … Continue reading

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Untying the Knot

It is possible to experience some of Australia’s greatest potential contributions to the world as also being some of its greatest hindrances to further development. How is this possible? Since colonisation Australia has prided itself on upholding certain basic ideals … Continue reading

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Detention Centre Australia

Australia’s immigration policy has been in the spotlight in recent times, especially since a violent riot in a detention centre on Manus Island where one detainee was killed and 77 were injured. The Australian government currently ‘processes’ all asylum seekers … Continue reading

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