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Normalising Racism

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”.…

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Kemp Protest in Detail

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…