Topic archives: islam

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

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

No excuse for bigotry, no matter how you dress it up

September 14, 2015 2

Crikey readers discuss foreign policy and other issues of the day.

Rudd/Gillard adviser: Abbott drums up Islamophobia to help his election chances

Rudd/Gillard adviser: Abbott drums up Islamophobia to help his election chances

August 7, 2015 4

The Abbott government and its supporters are doing Daesh's work for it in creating a culture of fear. Wonder why that might be ... Jeremy Hillman, former adviser to Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd, explains.

Finding and combating radicalisation: a study in confusion

Finding and combating radicalisation: a study in confusion

May 28, 2015 8

In this, the second of a two-part series on radicalisation, Bernard Keane explains that spotting radicalisation, a task now being handed to teachers, is harder than governments make out.

Islamophobic housewives say Australia is going to halal in a grocery basket

Islamophobic housewives say Australia is going to halal in a grocery basket

April 2, 2015 20

There is a growing trend of anti-Islamic women appointing themselves guardians of the Christian domestic realm, by "battling" halal certification on the home front.

Meet Pakistan’s all-singing, all-dancing, burqa-wearing free speech defenders

Meet Pakistan’s all-singing, all-dancing, burqa-wearing free speech defenders

January 23, 2015 5

A Pakistani theatre company threw caution to the wind by performing a controversial, satirical play about burqas and freedom of expression.

How to keep the bastards honest

January 16, 2015

Crikey readers have their say about the Charlie Hebdo killings, ads on SBS and other issues of the day.

Mayne is wrong on state debt and privatisation

January 15, 2015 4

Crikey readers have their say on the political implications of Islam and the Charlie Hebdo killings, as well as other issues of the day.

Let’s march for freedom of information, not free speech

January 13, 2015 1

Crikey readers have their say on Guy Rundle's take on the Charlie Hebdo marches, and other issues of the day.

Rundle: ‘Hebdoiste’ world leaders laud satire but quash true dissent

Rundle: ‘Hebdoiste’ world leaders laud satire but quash true dissent

January 12, 2015 48

Recently converted “Hebdoiste” world leaders exemplify the meaninglessness of our post-political age.