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Australian politics has a 1933 moment

Australian politics has a 1933 moment

The Coalition's support for a racist motion from Pauline Hanson trashes its legacy of fighting fascism and signals a dark moment in Australian politics.

Who is the new race discrimination commissioner, Chin Leong Tan?

Who is the new race discrimination commissioner, Chin Leong Tan?

Chin Leong Tan, a former property lawyer and multicultural sector leader, is a departure from his outspoken predecessor, and seems reluctant to take a stand on racism.

Morrison wants love and unity, and some culture wars too

Morrison wants love and unity, and some culture wars too

Scott Morrison has restarted two culture wars on Indigenous issues. The project of shoring up the Liberal Party base thus continues.

Pauline Hanson and the rise of the ‘anti-white racism’ narrative

Pauline Hanson and the rise of the ‘anti-white racism’ narrative

The notion of "anti-white racism" is bubbling up from the worst parts of the internet to the Australian Senate.

Serena Williams cartoon is evidence of News Corp’s failing culture war

Serena Williams cartoon is evidence of News Corp’s failing culture war

Mark Knight's cartoon was unmistakably racist, but the bigger story here is how News Corp Australia's unique brand of racism is embarrassing the company's global brand.

How the world is reacting to Mark Knight’s Serena Williams comic

How the world is reacting to Mark Knight’s Serena Williams comic

We are small nation, but punch well above our weight when it comes to blithe racism.

A brief history of Serena Williams’ fight against racism and sexism

A brief history of Serena Williams’ fight against racism and sexism

Williams’ incendiary post-match press conference, where she accused Ramos of sexism, sent the outrage machine into overdrive. Whether or not this was a case of sexism or racism (or both), the fact is that Williams has been subjected to bigoted abuse throughout her career.

On the bare earth

On the bare earth

An emphatic rejection of Australian senator Fraser Anning’s 'maiden' parliamentary [hate] speech by poet John Kinsella.

Banking parasites reveal more about our broken system than any racist speech

Banking parasites reveal more about our broken system than any racist speech

To see the truth about our broken political system, it's worth watching the banking royal commission, not Canberra.

Nazi-inspired senator gets the outrage he wants, not the obscurity we need

Nazi-inspired senator gets the outrage he wants, not the obscurity we need

The outrage greeting the maiden speech of a Queensland senator only serves his desperate need fo name recognition. Don't give it to him.