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Can activists really push Qantas and Virgin into standing against the government?

Can activists really push Qantas and Virgin into standing against the government?

It might seem like a big ask, but recent history has all signs pointing to yes. These are proven tactics that are becoming more and more common.

Qantas and Virgin face protest over deportation

Qantas and Virgin face protest over deportation

Good morning, early birds. Qantas and Virgin face protests over immigration deportation. Plus, more support for breaking up the banks. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Secret refugee deal with Taiwan puts people and diplomacy at risk

Secret refugee deal with Taiwan puts people and diplomacy at risk

Remarkably, Australia is putting its relationship with China in potential trouble by acknowledging Taiwan as a country.

Child’s rights should prevent father’s urgent deportation: lawyer

Child’s rights should prevent father’s urgent deportation: lawyer

The deportation of a Tamil man may take place just days after his partner and infant daughter received a safe haven visa.

Is it time for Australian states to step up on asylum seeker support?

Is it time for Australian states to step up on asylum seeker support?

The cruelty of the federal government's immigration services is well-established, but what's happening in the states and territories? This is the focus of a new report out today.

How did the US achieve in a month what has eluded activists in Australia for 20 years?

How did the US achieve in a month what has eluded activists in Australia for 20 years?

US President Donald Trump has caved to public pressure and ordered an end to the separation of undocumented migrants from their children. So why have activists failed to achieve these kinds of results in Australia?

Actually, men can do something about male violence

Actually, men can do something about male violence

Crikey readers reckon with solutions (or lack thereof) to male violence, as well as Australian asylum seeker policy.

Australia has weaponised suicide and Peter Dutton just admitted it

Australia has weaponised suicide and Peter Dutton just admitted it

What happens now that the man in charge of Australia's immigration and asylum seeker policies has said if we want to stop the boats, we cannot stop the suicides?

Crikey Worm: banks wait with bated breath

Crikey Worm: banks wait with bated breath

Good morning, early birds. Criminal cartel charges are expected to be filed against ANZ as early as tomorrow. Plus, big divisions in the Labor Party over asylum seekers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

What would it take to actually change Australia’s asylum seeker policies?

What would it take to actually change Australia’s asylum seeker policies?

The government has long clung to the "stopping the boats" narrative to justify an immoral asylum seeker system. Here are some alternatives.