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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.

The raging of the right, and progressives’ futile response

The raging of the right, and progressives’ futile response

The right is spinning wildly out of control, but we do need a joined-up serious conversation about how immigration, social development, urban planning and housing happen.

There’s something deeply wrong with Australian discourse

There’s something deeply wrong with Australian discourse

We now have a media and political culture in which the pressure is to be ever more extreme — which is why racism is now becoming part of "civilised discourse".

Australia’s immigration: just the facts

Australia’s immigration: just the facts

Some basic data on overseas-born Australians shows they're healthier, older and better educated than locally-born Australians.

Australian policy condemns deported Tamil asylum seeker

Australian policy condemns deported Tamil asylum seeker

Thileepan Gnaneswaran has been permanently separated from his family, as Australia continues to operate under flawed logic on Tamil refugees.

Crikey Worm: deported Tamil refugee arrested in Sri Lanka

Crikey Worm: deported Tamil refugee arrested in Sri Lanka

Good morning, early birds. A Tamil refugee separated from his family in Australia has been arrested and released in Sri Lanka. Plus, concerns after a report into Australia's tax system. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

H is going home: farewelling the NZ teen just released from adult detention

H is going home: farewelling the NZ teen just released from adult detention

H was held for months in adult detention, away from his family in NSW, while Peter Dutton publicly threatened to send him to New Zealand. Today, he's free.

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.

‘Authentically optimistic’: Pezzullo lays down the law to execs

‘Authentically optimistic’: Pezzullo lays down the law to execs

The Home Affairs (née Immigration and Border Protection) Secretary has launched a 1900-word rant on his "philosophy" at his senior staff, mixing absurdities with a treasure trove of bureaucratic cliches.