Bernard KeaneMar 24, 201740 Comments
The responses of the media and politicians to terrorism are now rituals played out despite the urging that we should never "normalise" terrorism. And that goes for mass surveillance too.
CrikeyMar 21, 20173 Comments
"Australia is the most successful multicultural society in the world, and honestly there is no need for you to look that up," begins the draft ...
Bernard KeaneJan 23, 201726 Comments
The Turnbull government's agenda of fear didn't last long in 2017 before being blown away by yet another scandal. Now it's relying on protectionism.
Irfan YusufNov 23, 20169 Comments
Sadly, ignorance of non-Anglo cultures is the name of the game in both mainstream media and politics in Australia.
Nov 14, 20163 Comments
Last week Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made huge amounts of cash across the country worthless in one move. Why would he do such a thing, and what does it mean for India? Crikey intern Tamsin Rose explains.
Bernard KeaneOct 25, 20163 Comments
Australians rate Islamic State as the greatest threat to peace and stability, but the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency is second.
Shakira HusseinSep 8, 20167 Comments
An article called "The Extinction of the Grayzone" in Islamic State's magazine repeats George W. Bush's rhetoric: "You're either with us or against us".
Shakira HusseinAug 19, 20163 Comments
Right-wing terrorists say they hate Muslims. But their victims are often white.
Guy RundleAug 11, 201612 Comments
The dividing line of terrorism runs through the global Islamic State movement -- not around it. A must-read Crikey essay.
Shakira HusseinAug 8, 20161 Comment
The mass murderer who targeted disabled people in a care facility in Japan said he wanted people with disabilities to "disappear". Our society seems to agree.