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Matilda Dixon-Smith

Freelance writer

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He thinks we doth protest too much (the constitution says otherwise)

Scott Morrison has labelled protesters “anarchists”. But what about Australians' right to freedom of political communication?

Chinese international students are not a 'problem' to be solved

Take it from a tutor: the media's obsession with Chinese students is misguided at best and racist dog-whistling at its worst. 

Do we need to renegotiate the language of sex and consent for the #MeToo era?

With stories of sexual experiences flooding in under the terms "sexual misconduct" and "bad sex", we explore the legal, social and linguistic context of the "grey areas" of sexual assault.

'Dizziness, nausea, headaches, confusion': what life is like without mental health medication on Manus

Alongside starvation, the Australian government is condemning refugees to psychiatric horror by removing access to mental health medication.