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After Christchurch: Business as usual in racist Australia

The Coalition Government and media organisations are tacitly allowing the status quo of racism and ...  
In the shadow of Christchurch, is Australia an inherently racist country?

The Christchurch shooter is but one manifestation of Australia's racism.  
The seeds of intolerance were sown long before the Christchurch massacre

The seeds of intolerance and vilification toward Muslims were sown long ago and reaped a vile ...  
Morrison's expedient condemnation of Christchurch terror attack

That Morrison now describes Muslims he has spent eight years destroying as our “family” should ...  
AAT immigration rulings suggest extreme Coalition bias

While a murderer was granted a visa back into the country by the L-NP's handpicked AAT, Nauroze ...  
JOHN MENADUE: Coalition spin versus the facts on boat arrivals

Tony Abbott and Scott Morrison did not "stop the boats". John Menadue summarises how the boats wer ...  
A day of celebration: The Human Rights Act

The passage of the Human Rights Act strengthens democracy and the accountability of governments. ...  
A matter of borders: Julian Burnside appears for IA

Barrister and human rights advocate Julian Burnside gave an address at an Independent Australia ...  
Passing the baton to a younger generation of governance

Clinging to the past is no way to run our country and it's time we let some new blood in to ...  
Second Villawood death raises concerns

A second recent death at the Villawood Immigration Detention Centre further highlights how hear ...  
Julian Assange: The prisoner says no to Big Brother

While Julian Assange is still held prisoner, Julie Bishop has failed to use her political influ ...  
Did the AFP increase the number of boats into Australia for their own purposes?

In 2001, a major player in the people smuggling syndicate was discovered to be working for the ...  
Australia's three million forgotten voters

In Australia's poorest places, where mainstream politicians rarely tread, the Far Right is forming ...  
The illegal bugging of the Timor Leste Cabinet

Australians reading about secret trials in foreign countries tend to content themselves in the ...  
PRESS GALLERY SKETCH: Why Julie Bishop isn't standing for re-election

After Question Time on Thursday, Julie Bishop advised the House she would not be standing for ...  
The eternal market: Refugees in Scomoland

Criticism continues over the Medevac Bill legislation, now coming from Attorney-General, Christian ...  
BURNSIDE APPEARS FOR IA IN MELBOURNE. BOOK NOW!

Julian Burnside will discuss Australia’s inhumane border protection policy at a special event ...  
PRESS GALLERY SKETCH: Christmas Island and the Helloworld scandal

Parliament this week saw a surprise move by Bill Shorten regarding Christmas Island as well as ...