November 8, 2013 21
Freedom to lampoon religion and religious figures is still a criminal offence in most states and territories. Should it be? At a debate in Sydney last night, the strong feeling was no.
September 19, 2012 9
Many Muslims in Sydney haven't been this embarrassed since Shaykh Hilaly's infamous catmeat comments. It's time to change the rhetoric from Muslim leaders.
September 13, 2011 12
Today is the 13th day of September -- 10 years after an important milestone for the United States and the West. Ten years ago our way of life and our freedoms, our liberal democracy and our rule of law were all assaulted and violated. It is time to stop and reflect.
June 22, 2011 8
We need our legal profession to consist solely of stable, sane and depression-free individuals.
March 1, 2011
With the NSW election coming up on March 26, there will no doubt be plenty of attention paid to the so-called ethnic vote.
February 18, 2011 7
Yes, there's a lot that all ethnic and religious communities in Auburn and Lakemba community need to do, but to assume that gangland is defined purely by one religion is just ridiculous. Last time I checked, the Morans weren’t praying five times a day.
February 4, 2011 8
If the first Iraq War in 1991 made CNN’s reputation, surely its ongoing coverage of the Egypt uprising should cement AJE’s reputation as a world-class broadcaster.
October 1, 2010 1
Yes, many Indians are very embarrassed over the poor state of the dunnies at the athletes’ village in New Delhi. But they are more concerned about the threat of communalist violence.
September 28, 2010 1
Over the past few weeks, we’ve read Western sporting officials declare that Delhi’s Commonwealth Games won’t work because the city (and in particular the athletes’ village) is “filthy”, “uninhabitable” and “seriously compromised”. It's only half the story.
August 19, 2010 1
Politics in central Queensland mining town of Mackay isn’t a game for wusses. Or women for that matter.