John Bartlett

Posts Tagged "asylum seekers"

THE MICE THAT ROARED

THE MICE THAT ROARED

By on Mar 19, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

March 19th 2015: There was a sniff of resistance in the air today in Geelong city when asylum seeker supporters from various groups met outside the offices of the local newspaper, The Geelong Advertiser. It has been twelve months now since a persistent group, known only as the Vigil Group, has been meeting weekly, alternating between the offices of Corangamite local...

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Bleeding Hearts

Bleeding Hearts

By on Jul 24, 2013 in Blog | 1 comment

When I was a secondary student at a Christian (!) Brothers’ College in the 1960s, I witnessed much verbal brutality and bullying from some of the brothers. There was one student in particular in our class who was the target of constant, almost daily hounding and belittling from one brother. I could never understand why he was singled out above all but then was...

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