Life’s Horrors

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Tim Costello, Chief Advocate for World Vision, has been reporting back to Australia the dire situation in South Sudan and the resulting humanitarian crisis.

Two thousand people per day are arriving in Uganda from South Sudan. These people are running away from violence: raping, looting, murder, burning of houses and ethnic bloodshed.  They choose to leave and simply join the constant column of people pouring further south and into Uganda. Continue reading

We’re Late, We’re Late

Lawrence Krauss and Thomas Pickering with the Doomsday Clock.

PHOTO: Lawrence Krauss and Thomas Pickering reveal that the Doomsday Clock has moved closer to midnight. (Reuters: Jim Bourg)

50,000 fulltime jobs lost in Australia in the last 5 months.  Technology is making human labour obsolete.  We no longer can all work fulltime and the options to date see the casualisation of the workforce.

Our heads are still firmly in the sand over global warming.  We simply refuse to change our wasteful, must have it now and throw it away attitude is ruining the globe upon which we we all stand.

The gap between the haves and the have-nots grows wider with a diminishing middle class in the centre. Continue reading