After a week where many have called for greater diversity in our media, Channel 7 has wheeled out their coverage team for the upcoming state election. Clearly, they’re not listening.
This morning, the internet outed Liam Neeson as a racist. However, I don’t blame him, I blame the environment he was raised in, and the culture today that doesn’t see the difference between innocence and guilt.
Scott Morrison greenlighting the reenactment of the Endeavour serves one purpose. It’s not to retell the history of this nation, its to make us very angry.
Instead of arguing about the date, I think we should focus on the story passed down to the adults of tomorrow.
Today, far-right racist garbage will wash over the shores of St Kilda beach. I blame those in power who enabled them, and those who chose to ignore them for the greater good.
Ferguson activist Melissa McKinnies believes her son was lynched. While the police believe otherwise, many think that it was the latest in a string of deaths connected to Ferguson.
Yesterday, Pauline Hanson’s racism-powered vote narrowly failed to pass, making international headlines. But, those who were shocked haven’t been paying enough attention.
The idea of a separate black national holiday speaks volumes. Not in the concept, but the fact that we’re not part of the discussion.
The news that Black Panther’s Michael B. Jordan may be Superman barely touched me. We don’t need this, we need real progress.
Mark Knight has claimed that his cartoon of Serena Williams wasn’t racist. But the history of the form makes that argument invalid.
Tony Abbott accepting a role guiding indigenous affairs is a joke, and an old one, as we’ve been here before.
With the entirety of the Senate piling on Fraser Anning for his speech, it affords the regular Australian an opportunity to impact our growing culture of extremism.
Criticising Trevor Noah and James Gunn for comments that were made years ago presents a problem. We need to focus on who they are now.
As we move ever closer to the climbing ban on Uluru, it seems that tour companies will still offer the opportunity. Today’s death, while tragic, is an indication of minds not changing.
After one community received notice from the government that their water supply was undrinkable, many locals blame the nearby mine. However, the fact that it passed without greater discussion is also the issue.
With anti-Sunrise protestors gatecrashing another broadcast, the solution is obvious, even if it might be lost from those on the desk.
While the discussion has solely swirled around whether we should still celebrate this nation on this day, the truth is that we have larger wrongs to right.
The African gang issue has renewed an age-old problem. As the white left rushes to help, their thousandfold empathetic analysis forces the conversation away from the topic.
After the decision to ban climbing Uluru got far more attention than the statement of the same name, I’m wondering if the ignorance shown is deliberate.
It’s an issue that has made itself heard over many others, but the push to removal Confederate statues might not be as big as it makes out.
The demonstrations against the sentence handed out to Elijah Doughty’s killer is heartening, but I also know that we’ve been here before, and I’m not holding out for sweeping change.
After this weekend’s momentous Uluru statement, I was eagerly waiting for the Government’s response. This morning, I got it from Shorten and Joyce. They don’t care about us.