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How the meaning of bullying has changed

How the meaning of bullying has changed

Crikey readers discuss workplace bullying, Fraser Anning and other stories of the day.

Boris Johnson’s burqa imbroglio sums up UK politics

Boris Johnson’s burqa imbroglio sums up UK politics

Half the Tory right believe that the party would triumph if it could be an unashamedly nationalist and chauvinist party, and hell, they may be right.

Islamophobia shows how ready Australians are to believe ‘fake news’

Islamophobia shows how ready Australians are to believe ‘fake news’

The propensity of Australians to believe "fake news" undermines the fact that, in a democracy, the dissemination of truth is as important as freedom of expression.

I spent 3 months in a secret Pauline Hanson supporter Facebook group, and here is what I learnt

I spent 3 months in a secret Pauline Hanson supporter Facebook group, and here is what I learnt

Freelance journalist Jarni Blakkarly spent three months monitoring a Pauline Hanson forum on Facebook. He found very little about Hanson, and a whole lot about Islam.

Walk on the Wilders side: Geert ground down, but Le Pen won’t be so easy

Walk on the Wilders side: Geert ground down, but Le Pen won’t be so easy

No, Geert Wilders will not be prime minister of The Netherlands. But there is another very important right-wing contest coming up, writes freelance journalist Alan Austin.

Can the far-right tide marching through Europe be stopped?

Can the far-right tide marching through Europe be stopped?

And will the Netherlands be able to stop Geert Wilders?

The right’s ‘free speech’ obsession has created a monster

The right’s ‘free speech’ obsession has created a monster

The freedom to say the most monstrous things possible is fueling the rise of fascism.

What Donald Trump learned from Australian border policy

What Donald Trump learned from Australian border policy

There is something very familiar about Donald Trump's new plan to stop the planes.

Amending 18C is pointless — bigots already speak freely

Amending 18C is pointless — bigots already speak freely

The Racial Discrimination Act appears to provide no restraint on the vilification of Muslim communities. Amending it is at best irrelevant, and might operate as a legitimisation of hate speech.

MMMNope: Pauline Hanson is a product of our times

MMMNope: Pauline Hanson is a product of our times

Pauline Hanson's particular brand of noxious Islamophobia isn't even home-grown, it's imported. Now how's that for irony.