Can Pope Francis stop Catholic casinos in Australia? @e2mq173 comments






By Errol Brandt Last week, Pope Francis set himself and the Catholic church an enormous challenge.  His Apostolic Exhortation called for decentralisation of power and a renewed focus on shattering the ‘idolatry of money’.  This pope seems less concerned by abortion, contraception and homosexuality and more concerned with the treatment of the poor and disadvantaged […]






Life after pokies: A grassroots fightback






By Tom Cummings (@cyenne40) February 25, 2013 There are an awful  lot of pubs and clubs in Australia. I should know; I’ve visited a lot of them. Country clubs, city pubs and everything in between; from Mooloolabah to Blacktown to Bright, and more besides. I’ve spent plenty of time in watering holes up and down […]