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A man adds his comments to a spontaneous memorial of flowers and sidewalk writing that has appeared a block from the Tree of Life Synagogue on Monday, Oct. 29. A gunman shot a killed 11 people while they worshipped at the synagogue the Saturday before. Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo

Educators must challenge the politics of evil

To grasp how extraordinary evils are often committed by ordinary people, we need to consider how we define evil, and most importantly, whom we consider to be the agents of evil.
As young Australians approach voting age they need simple, clear and practical instructions about the mechanics of how government works and how to vote. Shutterstock

Schools are not adequately preparing young Australians to participate in our democracy

Results from the latest report into civics and citizenship education show by the time students hit year ten, the majority of them have little knowledge about Australian civics and democracy.
What are America’s children learning in civics classes? USAG- Humphreys

Explainer: What is wrong with America’s civic education

Ninety-seven percent of high school seniors have studied civics in school. While they can recall facts, they are unable to apply that knowledge to current politics. Why is that?

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