Tolerance.ca
Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.
Human Rights Observatory
By Peter Martin, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
We really are being charged more than we used to be. If the government is concerned about price gouging, it could try this bold idea: offering its own low-cost bank loans.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Muhammad Umair Khan, Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy, Aston University
Imagine how scary it would be for someone with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to suddenly find that their essential medication is no longer available at the pharmacy. It is a harsh reality for millions around the world who rely on these drugs to manage their symptoms.

England has seen a sharp rise in the use of ADHD drugs, increasing by 11% per year between 2010 and 2019. This significant rise in reliance on drugs, coupled with drug shortages, has left a staggering (Full Story)

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Oleg Orlov reading Franz Kafka’s The Trial in a Moscow courtroom during his trial, February 2024. © 2024 Ekaterina Yanshina, for Memorial (Moscow, February 27, 2024) – A Russian court sentenced one of the country’s top human rights leaders, Oleg Orlov, to 2 years and 6 months in prison, on charges of “discrediting” Russia’s armed forces in what was clearly a farcical trial, Human Rights Watch said today. Orlov, 70, is the co-chair of Memorial, one of Russia’s leading human rights groups and one of three recipients of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize. The charges against him… (Full Story)
By Amnesty International
The 2021 Propaganda Law which curtails discussions and portrayals of LGBTI people in schools and in the media and has had a far-reaching impact on LGBTI individuals and groups in Hungary, entrenching negative stereotypes and discriminatory attitudes and restricting the right to freedom of expression, said Amnesty International in a report published today. From freedom […] The post Hungary:Propaganda Law has “created cloud of fear” pushing LGBTI+ community into the shadows appeared first on Amnesty International. ]]> (Full Story)
By Amnesty International
Responding to the news that Oleg Orlov, a prominent human rights defender, has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison following an appeal hearing against his earlier conviction and fine, Natalia Zviagina, Amnesty International’s Russia Director, said: “Oleg Orlov, co-chair of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization Memorial, has been convicted under the […] The post Russia: Oleg Orlov, imprisoned following appeal against sham trial, must be released appeared first on Amnesty International. ]]> (Full Story)
By Sydney Allen
Halldor Kristínarson runs a music journalism blog, Shouts - Music from the rooftops, that highlights underrepresented musicians and music activists from around the world. (Full Story)
By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra
Today Scott Morrison gave his valedictory speech saying “thank you” to many people in and out of politics, and was very emotional at times.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Vincent Hurley, Lecturer in Criminology. Police and policing. Dept of Security Studies & Criminology, Macquarie University
Alex Simpson, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Macquarie University
The alleged murders of Luke Davies and Jesse Baird have shone a spotlight on when, why are how police can access their firearms.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra
Today Scott Morrison gave his valedictory speech saying “thank you” to many people in and out of politics, and was very emotional at times.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Lydia Brown, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, The University of Melbourne
A one-off trip to a day spa is unlikely to transform your mental health. But these expert tips might help you cut yourself some slack.The Conversation (Full Story)
12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next>>

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter