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A flag similar to the one flown at a Victorian property this week (Image: Flickr/zaphad1)

Let the Nazi flag flyer stew in her own bigotry

Flying Nazi flags is abhorrent. But new laws against them won’t make the slightest difference to Australia's drift to authoritarianism.

Space vandal

This week: Elon Musk ruins astronomy, the pointlessness of Reconciliation Week, how to make judges more reactionary, and Pointeless du Hoc?

Calling someone a racist in public is complicated. Here’s why.

When can you call a person "racist"? And what stops news outlets and politicians from doing it even in the more obvious cases?

A vigil for the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting, Washington DC. Credit: Adam Fagen

How to de-radicalise white supremacists

After the worst anti-Semitic attack on US soil and more news of neo-Nazis in the National Party, the question of how we respond to radicalisation is increasingly relevant.

The ABC’s ‘what’s wrong with this?’ moment raises bigger question

A lag between global debate and Australian demography on the one hand and the traditional media on the other that caught the ABC off-guard.

There are plenty of lessons to learn from the past, but let’s get the history right

In the face of increasingly absurd debate about Hitler and socialism, liberals would be wise to read up on the finer details before history repeats itself.

Was Hitler a socialist?

Short answer? No. (The long answer is also no.)

Would Sam Dastyari have been justified punching the racists who abused him?

A question that returns to us with dispiriting regularity flared up again over night, with Sam Dastyari's run-in with the far right -- when, if ever, is it OK to punch a Nazi?

Election explainer: what happened in the German election?

Angela Merkel has retained the Chancellorship -- just -- and faces a series of challenges in the months ahead.

Know your Nazis: these are the people outing far-right extremists online

After the violence of Charlottesville, those who identify and out white supremacists believe their work is increasingly important -- and dangerous.