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Razer’s class warfare: Aboriginal Australia needs capital, not bullshit feelings

Razer’s class warfare: Aboriginal Australia needs capital, not bullshit feelings

The claim that Aboriginal Australians have a "special relationship with the land" is, quite frankly, racist and extremely unhelpful. Let's make some real reparations -- cold, hard cash.

Aboriginal protests: grassroots activism v boardroom blackfellas

Aboriginal protests: grassroots activism v boardroom blackfellas

In the wash-up of the Tent Embassy debacle, a few opportunities have emerged. The most important is a discussion – particularly among young Aboriginal people – about a way forward.

The tent embassy: fact v fiction, black v white

The tent embassy: fact v fiction, black v white

There is perhaps no event in the last few decades that better sums up the divide between black and white Australia than the debacle that engulfed the Embassy celebrations.

Shoes over substance

Shoes over substance

Yes, we're in. We're falling in line with every other media schmuck today and giving the quite upmarket shoe brand some more free publicity for what is, it must be said, a genius PR move on their part.

Gillard: just a matter of when

Gillard: just a matter of when

The Australia Day debacle is emblematic of a Prime Minister who can't take a trick.

Compare and contrast

Compare and contrast

If there's one thing that the blanket blitz of Tent Embassy coverage lacks, it's perspective.

No AFP inquiry into Australia Day protests

No AFP inquiry into Australia Day protests

Crikey media wrap: The Australian Federal Police announced this morning that it will not launch an investigation into the Tent Embassy demonstration on Australia Day that resulted in Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott being evacuated from a Canberra restaurant and caused mass media hysteria.

Choose your own angle on this Oz Day story

Choose your own angle on this Oz Day story

Like a giant national inkblot test for the nation, the "meaning" of yesterday's events at the Lobby restaurant in Canberra is really what the observer brings to them.