Search Results: third world poverty

  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    A planet of slums

    • Gary Pearce
    • 10 July 2006

    Mike Davis' new book belongs to a long tradition of studies of the urban poor – among them, Friedrich Engels’s examination of Victorian Manchester in The Condition of the Working Class in England. Davis updates this genre for a period of globalisation.

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  • RELIGION

    Poor fellow my country

    • Frank Brennan
    • 09 July 2006

    The following is an edited text of an address given by Fr Frank Brennan sj ao, at the launch of his most recent book, Tampering with Asylum.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Goodly profits

    • Gianni Zappalà
    • 15 June 2006

    Gianni Zappalà examines the relationship between public policy and corporate citizenship.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Heavy penalties

    • George Morgan
    • 15 June 2006

    George Morgan on the cruelty of punitive attitudes to children.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    White man’s law

    • Eliza Bergin
    • 15 June 2006

    Eliza Bergin navigates Nicholas Hasluck’s The Legal Labyrinth

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  • RELIGION

    Religious freedom

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 22 May 2006
    1 Comment

    Juliette Hughes interviews Fr Joseph Nguyen Cong Doan SJ.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    ‘Mad dog’ with a mighty bite

    • Anthony Ham
    • 14 May 2006
    1 Comment

    Anthony Ham on power and politics in the world’s third-poorest  country.  

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  • AUSTRALIA

    On the edge of Europe

    • Anthony Ham
    • 08 May 2006

    Norway has enjoyed great prosperity but this may not continue indefinitely

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Replacing neglect with engagement

    • John Langmore
    • 30 April 2006

    John Langmore reflects on the relationship between Australia and the United Nations

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Suffer the children

    • Anthony Ham
    • 25 April 2006

    The children of Niger are the innocent victims of religious fanaticism

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Winds of change in Egypt

    • David Glanz
    • 25 April 2006

    David Glanz finds that talk of democracy is a double-edged sword.

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  • RELIGION

    Future justice

    • Bruce Duncan
    • 25 April 2006

    The challenge for Pope Benedict

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