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The Little Mermaid casting is designed to make certain people see red

The Little Mermaid casting is designed to make certain people see red

Representation matters, but at the same time Hollywood's publicity machine repeatedly and perhaps cynically courts controversy for cash.

Fear-mongering was alive and well in this election campaign

Fear-mongering was alive and well in this election campaign

The election campaign is over, but the effects of racist campaigning roll on in Melbourne's western suburbs and beyond.

The Nationals are enabling and normalising fascism

The Nationals are enabling and normalising fascism

By embracing Pauline Hanson and her party, the Nationals have turned their backs on the best part of their legacy and are openly enabling racism and the growing threat of white supremacism.

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.