Fraught relations with China could affect Chinese-Australians for generations to come.
White society hinged on the myth of 'protecting' white women from rape but, in reality, what they were really 'protected' from was their own liberation and any capacity to form meaningful relationships with people of colour.
The Australian Dream is a story about Adam Goodes. But, more broadly, it's the story about being blackfella in Australia.
People of colour, even famous and successful ones like Ben Simmons, are expected to keep their heads down — to serve, to soothe, to entertain. When they don’t, the backlash is so swift and so vicious it can be dizzying.
Within days, three global events have forced Australia to wake up to the reality of toxic nationalism.
This week: by rocket to the moon, fake news as trauma response, when cheerleading becomes a survival mechanism, and stopping coercive control.
Representation matters, but at the same time Hollywood's publicity machine repeatedly and perhaps cynically courts controversy for cash.
The election campaign is over, but the effects of racist campaigning roll on in Melbourne's western suburbs and beyond.
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.