Last month there was significant debate when Mackay Member of Parliament and Liberal Party politician George Christensen announced that he was to attend and speak at a Reclaim Australia rally in Queensland. At the time, the Labor Party condemned Christensen for attending, while conservative columnists applauded his stand for “free speech” against the “politically correct”.…
When I was about nine or 10 years old, I saw a clip on the evening news about the second intifada. I had no idea what it was but I knew one thing; they were Arabs. As a mixed-race Australian-Egyptian, I was born an identity crisis but something about this clip had me wandering down…
Astha Rajvanshi shares the wisdom of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
A fortnight ago controversial former British army Colonel Richard Kemp, a vocal supporter of Israel, was set to present a lecture on military tactics. Several students organised a protest of the event because of Kemp’s particularly strident views. Since then, claims and counter-claims of anti-Semitism and violence have dogged both protestors and lecture attendees. We…
Shiran Illanperuma on the rise and rise of ACAR.
All the complaints, compliments, grumbles and gripes from Week 12.
By Tabitha Prado.
By Bridget Harilaou and Shiran Illanperuma.
By Luke Dassaklis.