Exposure to a variety of news is important for our understanding of the world

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but should we shy away from what is ugly and uncomfortable to watch? In an era where news is constantly available, we can choose what to watch or read. But should it always be 'pretty'? The idea of news apps such as 'Flipboard' is very resourceful. It gathers … Continue reading Exposure to a variety of news is important for our understanding of the world

Citizenship should be based on democratic values in a multicultural society

A stronger Australia and a stronger nation through the implementation and definition of 'Australian values'. The government recently strengthened Australian citizenship requirements, including proficiency in English and a commitment to the 'shared values and responsibilities' of Australians. According to the government, citizenship is at the core of democracy and it expects certain responsibilities for those who seek … Continue reading Citizenship should be based on democratic values in a multicultural society