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Mundine faces the perilous path of the Indigenous conservative

Mundine faces the perilous path of the Indigenous conservative

Indigenous conservatives rarely fit the easy ideological templates of white Australians, and they cop abuse from both sides because of it.

Rundle: vital questions left unanswered about the Voice to Parliament

Rundle: vital questions left unanswered about the Voice to Parliament

If put to referendum, an Indigenous Voice to Parliament will rely on the vote of the millions of Australians supportive of notions of recognition and treaty. First they need to make sense of it.

Rundle: reflecting on Noel Pearson’s dual failure

Rundle: reflecting on Noel Pearson’s dual failure

A recent essay by Noel Pearson has a great deal of self-excoriation, but fails to find the true problems that led him there.

What Noel Pearson really means when he says the ABC is racist

What Noel Pearson really means when he says the ABC is racist

Noel Pearson's accusation that the ABC is "racist" has ruffled feathers at the public broadcaster. But no one is talking about whether he might have a point, writes Goori journalist and writer Jack Latimore

Guthrie defends ABC from charge of racism

Guthrie defends ABC from charge of racism

The ABC is not racist, says managing director Michelle Guthrie. But some observers are wondering whether Noel Pearson has a particular reason for picking a fight with the public broadcaster.

Dear Caroline Overington, the White Australia Policy is over, deal with it

Dear Caroline Overington, the White Australia Policy is over, deal with it

Sadly, ignorance of non-Anglo cultures is the name of the game in both mainstream media and politics in Australia.

Rundle: Noel Pearson’s Aboriginal responsibility act is wearing a bit thin

Rundle: Noel Pearson’s Aboriginal responsibility act is wearing a bit thin

Noel Pearson has blasted the ABC as a racist organisation whose journalists and broadcasters actively want Aboriginal people to stay in misery.

Rundle: WA’s Aboriginal plan straight-up racism

Rundle: WA’s Aboriginal plan straight-up racism

Half of white rural Australia is a drain, but we overwhelmingly agree that we want it to persevere, because people live there, have made lives rich in tradition and memory there. The attack on Aboriginal Australia is about skin colour, plain and simple.

Rundle: anatomy of a beat-up on Aboriginal literacy

Rundle: anatomy of a beat-up on Aboriginal literacy

The Australian is tearing down a straw-man in its stories on Aboriginal education this week. Time for a Rundle reality check.