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Religious education encouraged ‘grooming’ 7-year-olds

Josh Taylor August 19, 2016 12 Comments

Children were being encouraged to form "special friendships" and share secrets with adults in a religious education program in Queensland.

Census battles over “no religion”

Crikey August 1, 2016 7 Comments

There is a battle about how people identify their religion on the census.

Dangerous fluid ideology taught to our kids

Josh Taylor June 10, 2016 15 Comments

Children as young as nine are being taught to mix bleach with their favourite drink, cordial. The bleach represents Jesus (yes, we are confused too). And they are supposed to love Jesus ...

Essential: voters want to dump religious tax exemption

Bernard Keane April 5, 2016 5 Comments

Australians want an end to the taxation exemption enjoyed by church, this week's Essential Report shows.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey November 27, 2015 9 Comments

Do you love Jesus and administration? Have we got a job for you ... war profiteering ... imagine a world where religious organisations pay their damn taxes ...

It’s time for the Victorian Liberal Party to accept the blame

Crikey November 5, 2015 8 Comments

Crikey readers discuss politics and other issues of the day.

Making ‘justice’ a dirty word

Crikey July 22, 2014 3 Comments

Crikey readers have their say on MH17 and women in religion.

Caro’s flotsam and jetsam: doom, gloom and stupidity edition

Caro’s flotsam and jetsam: doom, gloom and stupidity edition

Jane Caro February 19, 2014 17 Comments

It turns out that those on the Left side of politics are smarter than those on the Right ... plenty of people claim to have god on their side ... climate change could end us all in 20 years ...

Breaking the silence on abortion and unplanned pregnancy

Breaking the silence on abortion and unplanned pregnancy

Jane Caro November 18, 2013 27 Comments

Despite being unlawful in most states and territories, abortions are common and a fact of life for many women, writes Jane Caro.

Should freedom of speech extend to God? A blasphemous debate

Should freedom of speech extend to God? A blasphemous debate

Irfan Yusuf November 8, 2013 21 Comments

Freedom to lampoon religion and religious figures is still a criminal offence in most states and territories. Should it be? At a debate in Sydney last night, the strong feeling was no.