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How New Zealand law deals with hate crime

How New Zealand law deals with hate crime

Like Australia, New Zealand does not have distinct hate crime laws. After last week's terrorist attack, is this enough?

The Coalition is addicted to race-baiting. Don’t expect it to stop.

The Coalition is addicted to race-baiting. Don’t expect it to stop.

The Coalition is desperate to pretend it hasn't been engaged in race-baiting and Islamophobia for two decades — but it is now deeply embedded in the way its MPs communicate.

The call is coming from inside the house

The call is coming from inside the house

A white supremacist killer has again shown us the violent hatred that lurks inside us. Don’t turn away without acknowledging it.

The media pick sides in the Kerri-Anne Kennerley racism debate

The media pick sides in the Kerri-Anne Kennerley racism debate

The Kerri-Anne Kennerley v Yumi Stynes stoush has highlighted something Australian media is obsessed with: when you can and can't call something "racist".

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

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?

Australia’s violence against women isn’t just about gender inequality

Australia’s violence against women isn’t just about gender inequality

A new survey has found compelling evidence of how racism, homophobia and classism feed broader views of violence against women.

How the ABC avoided talking about race in its Victorian election coverage

How the ABC avoided talking about race in its Victorian election coverage

How to cover racism is an ongoing question for journalists, and is especially pertinent for the ABC following its Victorian election coverage.

More victims emerge from so-called ‘African gang’ reporting

More victims emerge from so-called ‘African gang’ reporting

The South Sudanese community is still wearing the consequences of the "African gang" myth, Pesutto had more than one awkward moment during the Victorian election campaign, and why are there so few Australian scalps in the Me Too movement?

Why the regulator doesn’t mind neo-Nazis on TV

Why the regulator doesn’t mind neo-Nazis on TV

Despite Sky News' apology for its controversial Blair Cottrell interview, ACMA has found it didn't actually breach its code. What does it take to "incite or provoke" racial hatred in Australia?

‘Heart-sick’ Andrew Bolt defends Ross Cameron’s racist comments

‘Heart-sick’ Andrew Bolt defends Ross Cameron’s racist comments

Sky News said the comments have "no place on any of our platforms", but do other News Corp outlets feel the same way?