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Religious Discrimination Bill Will Break State Equality Protections, Education Union Warns | australian politics

The Coalition’s religious discrimination bill could deprive states of the power to regulate the hiring practices of religious institutions, have warned equality advocates and the Independent Education Union. Equality Australia and the IEU have said that provisions in the bill designed to allow institutions such as schools to hire staff on the basis of faith could interfere with impending changes …

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Principal par excellence – The Island

By Dr Upul Wijayawardhana “Since we are here in the Emerald Islands, let me quote the bard, William Shakespeare,” media darling and former president well known for his oratory, Barack Obama said at COP26 in Glasgow. While Scots in the audience would have found it insulting, to others it would have been hilarious! He was wrong on two points and …

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Be cautious and compassionate about religious exemptions from workplace vaccination mandates: experts

More and more employers are requiring staff, contractors and visitors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the workplace in the public and private sectors. However, there are always exceptions to the rule – and in some cases, those exceptions are personal and complicated. Healthcare workers in British Columbia must be vaccinated unless they are eligible for medical exemptions, including …

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Two lessons from the Aryan Khan affair

In recent days, the print, electronic and social media have been concerned about the Aryan Khan affair. Without a doubt, this is due to the fact that he is the son of Hindi cinema superstar Shah Rukh Khan. In keeping with the current majority ethic in the country, Khan being a Muslim has become relevant. His nearly three-decade-old interfaith marriage …

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Singapore’s new “foreign interference” law threatens to undermine free speech · Global Voices

The Singapore Parliament approved the Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Bill (FICA) on October 4, 2021. Photo by Ross Websdale on Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0), The Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Bill (“FICA”) was introduced in the Singapore Parliament on September 13. He was adopted three weeks later amid criticism that he contents broad and vague provisions that could be abused to stifle freedom …

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eternal truth and the Holy Spirit | Religion

The study of the Holy Spirit or the lack of study is a great controversy in Christianity. This subject is one of the main issues that divides us as Christians. The Holy Spirit teaches by the word that we are to be united and yet we are truly divided. As with any teaching, there seem to be extremes on this …

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SENIOR LANDSCAPING ARCHITECT – Los Angeles, CA, US | Works

Studio William Hefner is looking for a Licensed Senior Landscape Architect to join our team. The successful candidate will manage the landscape team including design, planning, landscape architecture, as well as leading the landscape studio with a management vision ensuring profitability and sustainability. They will lead assignments in all disciplines interacting with architecture studios, while providing landscape architecture design experience, …

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