My husband – a hard Yorkshireman – is in tears as each miner emerges, and my journalist friend who covered the liberation struggle in South Africa wrote this remarkable article.
The story is still unfolding.
I am reminded of Leonard Cohen’s lyric – it’s a cold and a broken hallelujah.
In this media release, Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chair of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, questions the broadening of the application of compulsory income management.
His arguments highlight the impact of these measures on the dignity of welfare recipients, and point to the need to apply the principle of subsidiarity.
ACSJC Media Release 15 June 2010