global social & general
2013-643 21Nov13 Dalek blowing out the candles.
A lighter look at the 50th anniversary of the Television show Doctor Who.
2013-642 20Nov13 The ice epidemics.
The rising twin problems of methamphetamine and alcohol abuse.
2013-629 15Nov13 The child sexual abuse internet.
The internet being used to traffic child pornography.
2013-623 13N0v13 The church sexual abuse victims timeline.
the long shadow that church sexual abuse has cast on its victims.
2013-613 8Nov13 Job opportunities today.
A look at the job opportunities available to the different classes in the current economic climate.
2013-609 6Nov13 The meaning of Remembrance.
A somewhat naive and sanguine view of war and remembrance permeating into the conscience of the younger generation.
2013-605 5Nov13 Holiday destination T shirt slogans.
Somewhat black comment on the gruesome child sex trade in third world countries that attracts so many Western tourists.
2013-557 14Oct13 Today's grim reaper.
A look at live expectancy for obese people.
2013-465 5Sept13 Animal Farm election.
Metaphorical view of elections.
2013-443 26Aug13 In, outsourced.
Outsourcing jobs often results in poorer service.
2013-425 19Aug13 The political campaign trail.
Fear and greed have become key factors in election campaigns.
2013-399 24July13 Cyclist who admits he has taken drugs.
Widespread use of drugs in professional cycling.
2013-402 26July13 Still whip your arse.
Lighter look the latest call for a ban on parents hitting their children.
2013-396 24July13 The school to work transition crossing.
Rising youth unemployment making it harder for young people to make the transition from school to work.
2013-390 22July13 Today's Jekyll and Hyde.
Widespread abusive behaviour on social media.
2013-344 2July13 Shadows on the wall.
A look at the high prevalence of family violence.
2013-300 14June13 Big brother is watching you, and so is big mother and father.
A lighter look at internet surveillance.
2013-305 17June13 Food labelling today.
The prevalence of inaccurate labelling on food products.
2013-293 12June13 The racism roundabout.
The cycle of poverty and ignorance a significant factor propelling racist attacks.
2013-219 9May13 Supply and demand today.
Drawn in response to two articles. One on the acute shortage of affordable housing for poor people and the other on on rising number of homeless young people.
2013-210 6May13 Animal Farm today.
Orwellian view of voter choice.
2013-206 3May13 Gay marriage but never gay divorce.
Using the gay marriage debate to look at acrimonious divorces amongst heterosexual couples.
2013-201 1May13 Jesus' crown of thorns.
Child sexual cover-ups by sections of the church hierarchy.
2013-184 23April13 Our greatest fear.
Fear of terrorism often overshadows much more pressing threats.
2013-172 18April13 Why we need wide screen televisions.
A look at the obesity epidemic.
2013-096 14Feb13 The big picture today.
Society's fixation on trivial events while the big picture is so often ignored.
2013-091 12Feb13 Drugs In sport in carrot and stick.
Lax policies to curb the use of performance enhancing drugs by elite sports people and the big financial incentives to take these drugs.
2013-042 21Jan13 Today's minefield.
Obesity and ill health due to excessive consumption of junk food.
2013-032 16Jan13 The Olympics without cycling.
The International Olympic Committee considering dropping cycling until the sport cleans up its act.