Topic archives: protest and dissent

Honduras is open for business, no matter the cost to human rights

January 11, 2018 5

The Honduran government's harsh response to protests against alleged electoral fraud and economic policies that would see the country carved up by investors has been sadly predictable.

Fate of Pine Gap protesters could set an ugly precedent for free speech

November 29, 2017 6

The upcoming sentencing of Pine Gap protesters found guilty under harsh defence laws will signal our commitment to disproportionately penalising dissent, no matter how peaceful.

Incarceration of speech: denying the right to protest in Australia

May 10, 2017 3

Bob Brown is challenging the constitutional validity of Tasmania's protest laws -- a subject the guardians of free speech in parliament and the media have had little say about.

Rundle: the greatest injustice of the Vietnam War, as suffered by Amanda Vanstone

December 6, 2016 29

Won't someone please think of poor Amanda Vanstone?

Razer’s class warfare: a diary of dissent

Razer’s class warfare: a diary of dissent

December 5, 2013 22

Helen Razer tells you how to protest and dissent in the modern age -- without resorting to cheap anti-intellectualism and anti-privilege.