THE GREAT LIE, THE FACTS
It may be the only campaign tactic they have left, and it’s a lie, but the media laps it up and Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg are flogging it hard. That’s the claim that the Coalition are “superior economic managers” and Labor can’t be trusted to run the economy. Alan Austin looks at International Monetary Fund data and puts the case that Labor have been far superior economic managers.
Source: Scott and Josh “superior economic managers”? Not according to the IMF – Michael West
He wasn’t a white man nor European
The problem is, Jesus was not white. You’d be forgiven for thinking otherwise if you’ve ever entered a Western church or visited an art gallery. But while there is no physical description of him in the Bible, there is also no doubt that the historical Jesus, the man who was executed by the Roman State in the first century CE, was a brown-skinned, Middle Eastern Jew.
This is not controversial from a scholarly point of view, but somehow it is a forgotten detail for many of the millions of Christians who will gather to celebrate Easter this week.
via Jesus wasn’t white: he was a brown-skinned, Middle Eastern Jew. Here’s why that matters
Universities no longer broaden mindsHistorically, attending university had a broad social component: making new friends, sitting in a common room arguing about the world’s ills with strangers.
Source: Is going to university really worth it for most people? – RN – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)