Why we must abolish the Death Penalty

What is the appropriate punishment for inexplicable crimes? Is the death penalty a definite deterrent or a wasted opportunity? The first established death penalty laws date as far back as the 18th Century BC in the Code of King Hammurabi of Babylon. Death sentences were carried out by such means as crucifixion, beating to death,…

Iran Strikes Back

Today’s retaliation by Iran may come as a surprise to many, but it shouldn’t. The Middle East has been an area of increasing tension over the past few years, and President Trump’s actions by assassinating Qasem Soleimani was always going to spark violence. The Iranian attack comes in response to the US killing of Iran’s…

America vs Iran

Many people are referring to today’s events as the start of a possible world war. For now, nothing is certain except that more violence will occur. United States President, Donald Trump, ordered the assassination of Iran’s most important military leader, Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani. The killing of General Suleimani, the commander of Iran’s Quds Force,…

Overcoming Global Drought

Australia, in particular, New South Wales, is suffering a severe drought. Communities and local towns are struggling to survive as the lack of water destroys livestock and diminishes the quality of life for citizens. This issue is only going to get worse. Globally, levels of drought are increasing as the amount of water decreases. Before…

Criminalising Muslim Dissent is NOT Counter-Terrorism

The rights of Muslims to dissent under the First Amendment is under threat by President Donald Trump The first amendment was created after the experience of a repressive English state, highlighting the importance of the freedom of speech and thought to prevent the emergence of authoritarian regimes. Donald Trump has entered negotiations surrounding the designation…