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While New Zealand heals, Australia’s culture war rolls on

While New Zealand heals, Australia’s culture war rolls on

The Christchurch attacks have brought New Zealand together. But in Australia, the home of the alleged killer, we keep fighting, and refuse to change.

How the media turned far-right racist talking points mainstream

How the media turned far-right racist talking points mainstream

The media has a lot to answer for in its mainstreaming of racist and anti-Muslim commentary, and it's not just the far-right outlets that are to blame.

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.