Ingeborg van Teeseling

Machteld Hali: One migrant who faced our racism, and did something about it

Machteld Hali came to this country in the middle sixties and experienced the scale of our racism. Now, she's doing something about it.

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Ingeborg van Teeseling

After migrating from Holland ten years ago and being warned by the Immigration Department against doing her job as a journalist, Ingeborg van Teeseling became a historian instead. She endeavours to explain Australia to migrants new and old at her website www.australia-explained.com.au, and runs www.lifebooks.com.au, telling people's life stories.

Palestine

The removal of Palestine by Google Maps

Why you can’t find Palestine when you search Google Maps.     If you search for Palestine on Google Maps, you won’t find it. Palestine, the name most continuously used for the territory lying between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea from the fifth century BCE, is labelled Israel. Protestors in the Middle East, and

One straight white man’s thoughts on the straight white men who vandalise memorials

Last night, a straight white male was charged with vandalising the Eurydice Dixon’s memorial. As a straight white male myself, I feel the need to comment. To set things straight.

We’re talking more about the Nazi’s disguise than what’s behind it

A recent English article that lavished praised on the well-dressed nature of the modern Nazi is merely the latest example of a rather worrying trend.

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