WATCH: God made the earth in seven days and he can destroy it any time frame he wishes

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News & Commentary |

In this remarkably honest interview, recorded just days before the Federal Election, The Chosen Minister returns to the Office of Empathy to talk about the Earth, student climate strikes and deference to the Ultimate Leader. This is the last in a series of videos in the lead-up to Saturday’s Federal Election 2019 conducted by the Minister for Empathy*,

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VIDEO: The Formerly Foreign Minister says women should not ‘play the victim’

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News & Commentary |

Now halfway though the election campaign, the Government’s most popular leader, the Formerly Foreign Minister, talks frankly about empathy and the threat it poses to the professional politician. This is the latest in a series of videos in the lead-up to the Federal Election 2019 conducted by the recently appointed Federal Minister for Empathy,* David Pledger (pictured below).

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Video: Meet the Federal Minister for Empathy

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News & Commentary |

In the lead-up to the Federal Election 2019, the Federal Minister for Empathy, David Pledger, embarks on a series of interviews with the government’s front bench. Speaking with government ministers, he will tease out what makes the government tick by seeking to understand the role that empathy plays in the development of their political sensibilities.  The

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The arts funding divide between the haves and have nots is counter-intuitive, poor business and immoral

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Music, News & Commentary, Stage, Visual Arts |

Last week I attended the Melbourne chapter of the Australia Council’s national consultation on the strengthening and enhancement of the Major Performing Arts Framework. I came away with a mix of emotions that a week later settled into unease then dread. I’m going to try to unpack that feeling through this essay. I believe the

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