Crime on the rise? Check the evidence.

If you live in Sydney you’re probably concerned by the rising crime rate. After all, the nightly news is full of home invasions, car thefts, drive-by shootings, rape and myriad other crimes. And if that’s not enough evidence, then what about the reality shows such as The Force: Behind the … Continue reading

Guns make you safer? Check the evidence.

Last night I watched Bowling For Columbine, Michael Moore’s award-winning film about U.S. gun culture. It was released in 2002 in the wake of the Columbine High School massacre. In this intensely disturbing program, the comment that jumped out at me was this one by a Canadian being interviewed: If more guns … Continue reading