In this country, we have a problem with racism. To be precise, we fear the word more than we do the act itself.
Yesterday, we laughed off Mark Latham’s suggestion that seemed very much like eugenics. The problem is that similar legislation has been successfully tabled in the past, sponsored by Australia’s elite.
Now that Jussie Smollett has been officially charged with faking his own hate crime, his lie will embolden those he blamed.
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.
The strip search of an aboriginal elder on a busy public street has revealed a growing trend in the way the NSW police handle certain members of the public.
Machteld Hali came to this country in the middle sixties and experienced the scale of our racism. Now, she’s doing something about it.
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.
The modern fascist arrived in my Inner-West suburb recently, and despite our unison complaint, they’re free to continue their brand of hate. But that doesn’t make us powerless.
Current affairs this week: escalation in the Crimean peninsula, a racially motivated schoolyard assault, student protest against government climate change inaction, and further erosion for the Libs.
Fundamentally, we believe that those with an education possess intelligence. We also believe supremacists do not take in lectures. We are incorrect.
There’s been nothing but kind words for The Book of Mormon, but upon seeing it, I’m wondering if we’re missing something important.
The Toronto mayoral race went according to plan. However, the third-place finisher garnered all the attention. This is Faith Goldy’s world.
According to the ABC, a group of white nationalists joined the NSW Young Liberals back in May. Is it an outlier, or does it represent where we stand as a nation?
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.
Over the weekend, a Facebook post went viral, shocked at the obvious racism of Darwin streets. Having lived there, I know the victim, and I know the behaviour.
When I was growing up, my nan was the person who told me not to judge others. However, I’ve started to notice a change, and I think it has something to do with the television she watches.
In 2018, our country stands at a strange point. Our children are promoting nuanced, adult discourse, whereas we’re relying on schoolyard fare to get our points across.
There’s a reason why instances like blackface only reoccur here. We’re a racist country, operating on what our parents taught us – and I’m no different.
Is racism growing in Australia? We spoke with Australia’s first female Muslim politician to gauge her thoughts.
Michael Mohammed Ahmad talks to The Big Smoke about his book, The Lebs, racism, Islamophobia, misinformation, paranoia and the power of art.
The Victoria’s Sudanese crime wave has been a topic of debate. But does it actually anything more than that?
Mark Knight has claimed that his cartoon of Serena Williams wasn’t racist. But the history of the form makes that argument invalid.