Jim has been retired for almost 20 years from a career in education in Australia and Canada and a shorter business experience in Financial Planning and Advice. His particular training and interests in Education have ranged around special needs children, administration, and guidance and counselling. He spends much of his time in retirement reading and writing around Philosophy, Politics, Religion and History as well as in community support activities.
The absence of women in the boardrooms of companies is evidence of systemic misogyny; the applicant in the wheelchair with the equivalent qualifications rejected because access to the office will be difficult is redolent with systemic disability discrimination; an absence of ‘coloured’ faces on TV screens reflects the conscious and unconscious biases of systemic racism. Continue reading »