Would we take a softly, softly approach if Gloriavale was a Māori community?

Campbell Live’s activist journalism has thrown a spotlight on the West Coast Christian community of Gloriavale. Anchored by the courage of Julia to tell a tragic and painful story and followed by the telling testimony of other ex-members, the claims are disturbing and myriad. The claims to date have included: bullying (particularly of young women);… Read More Would we take a softly, softly approach if Gloriavale was a Māori community?

Not in our name: remembering our World War I peacemakers this Anzac Day

Often the two World Wars are given as the final winning argument as to why non-violent resistance and pacifism is not a practical solution to conflict and stopping aggressors. The argument is simply that only violence could have stopped the Kaiser in World War I and Hitler and the Third Reich in World War II.… Read More Not in our name: remembering our World War I peacemakers this Anzac Day