A BLOG ABOUT SOCIAL ISSUES AND POLITICS

Author The Emperor's Clothing (Chris Jones Harris)

I've spent much of my life travelling and working for environmental organisations and, in the process, taking photos and writing (and planting trees to offset my carbon emissions). In the process I've discovered that, to some degree, we are all Idiot Travellers. Whether if is forgetting our passport, taking bad advice, going where we shouldn't or simply getting ripped off by taxi drivers. This is about some of those experiences, the places I've been and the people I've met in the process

Judgement Day will Come

I see the fires’s dull dangerous glowIt flickers like the anger in my soulA burning rage at the failed leadersThe tentacles of grief grasp our heartsFor the destruction of our olive landLike the wreathes of smoke curling upEach fire the… Continue Reading →

Like Lemmings to a Cliff – The Media & Climate

As the political temperature over climate and fires has risen this week, the media has rushed to apportion blame for both fires and the rising crescendo of outrage at the inaction of conservative (and some Labor) governments across Australia –… Continue Reading →

Murder by any other name – When will we start calling climate science denying politicians what they are: murderers!!

The Bahamas. This is not an accident (Photo Our News Travis Carroll) Are Scott Morrison, Donald Trump, Bolsonaro, Boris Johnson and a myriad other leaders, former leaders (Abbott), and ministers (Proudfoot, Taylor etc) murderers? In my book, yes. When you… Continue Reading →

Why I hate Australia (and why it’s not even a place)!

Most people think of Australia as a place. But I don’t. You know. “Where are you from?” Australia. But Australia is not a place, it’s simply an idea. A concept. A set values. We may think of Australia as tangible…. Continue Reading →

Rape, bullying, harassment, unfair dismissal – you reap what you sow.

The story (How the Greens failed me over rape) in the Saturday Paper this month (December 23, 2017), sad as it is, comes as no surprise to many in the Greens. The Greens like all institutions is, sadly, just as… Continue Reading →

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