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Islamophobia in Australia

Aussie Muslim women 3 times more likely to face #Islamophobia: Read the @IslamophobiaReg @CharlesSturtUni report. https://t.co/KnUapMKcke pic.twitter.com/AlbNQArhXb — DiversityCouncilAust (@DivCouncilAus) July 14, 2017

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A Crisis of White Identity… – Dr. Woolombi Waters

With the US election now decided and Donald Trump President it’s interesting watching the fallout asking how this could ever have happened. I read an article last week that provided some insight. “Behind 2016’s Turmoil, a Crisis of White Identity” … Continue reading

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Anzac Day Memories: The Sullen Child of History by BINOY KAMPMARK

“Periodic vigilance will protect us against new generations of lords and masters who exploit national myths to lure us into enterprises born in timidity and corrosive mateship.” -Andrew Hamilton, Eureka Street, May 6, 2015 Old countries have baggage so heavy … Continue reading

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The Rape of East Timor: “Sounds Like Fun” by JOHN PILGER

Secret documents found in the Australian National Archives provide a glimpse of how one of the greatest crimes of the 20th century was executed and covered up. They also help us understand how and for whom the world is run. … Continue reading

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Burqa ban a political excuse for persecution – Waleed Aly

Even before the embarrassing back-down there were problems. For starters, it’s not a burqa. A burqa is that particularly Afghan garment, usually blue, with the mesh covering the eyes. The one you’ve seen on the news (or perhaps on Jacqui … Continue reading

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How the Same Godfather Rules from Canberra to Kiev The Forgotten Coup by JOHN PILGER

Washington’s role in the fascist putsch against an elected government in Ukraine will surprise only those who watch the news and ignore the historical record.  Since 1945, dozens of governments, many of them democracies, have met a similar fate, usually … Continue reading

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Curse of Australia’s silent pervasive racism – Waleed Aly – 4 Apr.13

The polite racism of the educated middle class is much worse than ugly tirades that go viral on YouTube. As opening lines in letters go, ”I find you deeply offensive” is pretty direct. Fair enough. I suspect lots of people … Continue reading

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