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Episode 53 – 13 July 2016

Latest count click here

Some parties have no staying power click here

Chilcot click here

News Corp and the Iraq war click here

Paul Keating on Howard and Iraq click here

Spying on churches click here

Homosexuality will send you to hell click here

We need to recognise “bike-shedding”

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Episode 40 – 13 April 2016

A Catholic school forces students to tear pages out of a book click here

Gay white men are not oppressed enough click here

Handshakes in Switzerland click here

State School funding – a comparison of the various States click here

The history of funding private schools and The Fist’s experience

Dowry related abuse click here

Business leaders worrying abour religious right in WA liberal party click here

Conference of bigotry click here

The Christian Right’s roots in rural Queensland click here

What is Dominionism click here

Abortion law click here and statistics click here

A high IQ doesn’t mean you are smart click here

Religious astronauts really annoy The Fist click here

A survey of British Muslims click here

Pakistanis behaving badly …

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Episode 39 – 6 April 2016

A petition against the ACL click here

Car crash on Easter Sunday. It’s a miracle!  click here

Career politicians click here

Hopoate you cannot be Kyrgios click here and click here

Air France stewardesses refuse the veil click here

Pakistan government bows to extremists click here but are they extremists? 

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Episode 36 – 17 March 2016

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Stopping religious instruction in Qld. The union is on-side but we are worried about the Principals Association click here and click here

Mel Gibson and Ken Duncan are putting a giant cross on an outback hill click here and click here

James Paterson.

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Episode 35 – 10 March 2016

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Good on you Amy Remeikis click here

Timing of the plebiscite click here

Islamic group can no longer segregate women click here

John Howard says the Christian right feels silenced click here

ACL anti-float (spoof article) click here

Statistics on morality click here

Secular Party survey

Political donations click here

Scott Morrison on negative gearing click here and gay marriage click here

Blunt talk on Islam click here

Abortion law summary click here

Law reform report click here

The Pope will meet almost anyone click here

4 reasons the Christian right’s claim of moral superiority is absurd click here

Pakistanis support a murderer click here

Moscow nanny and the virtue of faith click here

The Church of Scientology found to be misleading click here

How to be a catholic priest,

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Episode 32 – 17 February 2016

Assistance for Cardinal Pell click here and Kristina Kinneally on Tim Minchin’s song click here

The ACL on marriage equality and hate speech click here and their friends attack a school formal click here

Anglican Archbishop of Sydney on gender equality click here

School teachers struggle to get rent assistance if “living in sin”.

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