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Buttrose pulls 'offensive' Q&A episode in Aunt Lydia-style censorship

If you were labouring under the belief that women are free to express ourselves in 2019, last ...  
No luck for asylum seekers in the 'lucky country'

The Government's refusal to show compassion to those seeking asylum is still damaging mental ...  
Treatment of Tamil family shows the inhumanity of the Morrison Government

Despite many Australians campaigning for fairness, the Morrison Government still insists on ...  
The whistleblower that stopped the nation

On Cup Day, let's drink to ATO whistleblower Richard Boyle, without whom we may not be able to ...  
The FBI tried to make Iceland a complicit ally in framing Julian Assange

Former Icelandic Interior Minister tells Independent Australia how he blocked U.S. interference ...  
Why our Syria policy is strategically unsound

The Australian Government needs to figure out its priorities in deciding on a firm plan to deal ...  
Morrison's medevac madness

Never let evidence, however abundant, trouble the minds of those at the Home Affairs department in ...  
Letters from Belmarsh: What Julian Assange says we should do to save his life

Imprisoned journalist Julian Assange has found another voice from prison in order to urge people ...  
Betrayal of Kurds one of Trump’s gravest errors

It hasn’t all just been trash talking. U.S. President Donald Trump’s tenure in office has seen ...  
The Coalition: Where protesting free speech is only a right for the Right

The Morrison Government, for all its pretensions and rhetoric, has shown that its commitment to ...  
No simple resolution to Hong Kong unrest

Last Friday at midnight, the Hong Kong Government, led by Carrie Lam, enlivened their “emergency ...  
Prison life in Rodrigo Duterte's Philippines: A personal story

Australian author Luke Williams gives a brutally honest account of life in a Filipino prison ...  
The Morrison Government's welfare strategy: Bashing the poor

The Morrison Government’s loathing of people receiving Newstart payments appears to be both ...  
Young women speaking out: We are not free

"Women here are not free," said a young Afghan woman.  
The repressive crackdown on protests and freedoms in West Papua

In the midst of violent clashes between Indonesian authorities and pro-independence activists in ...  
Proposed religious discrimination law hurts others in the community

The Religious Discrimination Bill 2019 (Cth) legislates freedom for people who want to make ...  
Dear quiet Australians, let’s get loud

Scott Morrison's inaction on the climate change emergency is only one of many things we should be ...  
Bob Birrell’s war on partner visas

The head of Australian Population Research Institute, Bob Birrell, has warned Australia's spousal ...  

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