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An open letter from the Town Hall speakers

We were all speakers at the University of Sydney Town Hall meeting; we are undergraduates, postgraduates, general staff, academic staff and alumni. Together we form a diverse cross-section of the university. We note that speakers were selected by a chair appointed by university management itself for the stated purpose of representing a full range of backgrounds…

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“The Gap”: Indigenous issues in 2014

The University of Sydney is just a few minutes’ walk away from Redfern Park, where Prime Minister Paul Keating once stood and declared shame on behalf of his country for the crimes committed against Indigenous Australians throughout history.  When Keating stood in in that park and claimed responsibility for these atrocities- admitting, at long last,…

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A reply from Socialist Alternative

This letter is in response to Honi’s investigative piece, SAlt of the Earth. Dear Honi, I read your piece on Socialist Alternative with interest.  Having answered your questions honestly and in some detail, I hoped we would get a fair run.  I was disappointed both with the factual errors and gross political bias of the…