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Shakira Hussein — Writer and academic in multiculturalism

Shakira Hussein

Writer and academic in multiculturalism

Shakira Hussein is a writer and academic in multiculturalism and Muslim studies at the National Centre for Excellence in Islamic Studies, University of Melbourne.

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Australia ‘in ISIS’ cross-hairs’

February 25, 2016 8 Comments

You think we are too far away for Islamic State to bother with? Think again.

Anti-Muslim rally reveals a racism both shocking and commonplace

November 23, 2015 11 Comments

Muscle-bound skinheads and authority figures in suits championing hate speech. All in a day's work for anti-Muslim extremists.

How Hizb ut-Tahrir responded to Paris

November 17, 2015 2 Comments

How Islamic State stages fear, and the groups who refuse to condemn it.

Breed, (white, rich) women of Australia!

November 10, 2015 9 Comments

There is a baby drought! Except it seems to be a drought of a very particular kind of baby ...

Malcolm turns over a new leaf on Muslim relations, but it needs work

Malcolm turns over a new leaf on Muslim relations, but it needs work

October 5, 2015 15 Comments

It is plain common sense for the authorities to work with, rather than against, Muslim community leaders and elders.

Silver-tongued Malcolm’s govt is complicit in violence against women

Silver-tongued Malcolm’s govt is complicit in violence against women

September 30, 2015 15 Comments

The focus on Turnbull’s call for a cultural shift has left unexamined the ways in which government policy is complicit in violence against women and children.

Did FBI Islamophobia entrap an American Jew?

September 18, 2015 3 Comments

Was "Australi Witness" entrapped by the FBI?

‘There is no solidarity’: Tariq Ali on why migrants turn on each other

‘There is no solidarity’: Tariq Ali on why migrants turn on each other

September 7, 2015 11 Comments

Migrants climb the socioeconomic ladder in their new home, but they are quick to kick the ladder away so no one can follow after, says Tariq Ali.

Stem cell truthers silence the unbelievers

Stem cell truthers silence the unbelievers

August 31, 2015

Multiple sclerosis sufferers are often willing to go to extraordinary lengths to get an unproven, unapproved treatment. But conspiracy theories are not the way to practise medicine.

Clowns to the left of me, jokers to my right: Muslims stuck in the middle of an uncivil war

Clowns to the left of me, jokers to my right: Muslims stuck in the middle of an uncivil war

July 6, 2015 24 Comments

The Zaky Mallah controversy has nothing to do with Muslims.