Undermining Respect for the Law

Out of the copious media emissions poured out in reaction to the Adani mine decision, one fact has emerged as crystal clear: the Federal government’s deep-seated disrespect for legal remedies. A bit of background: last week, the Federal Court set aside the Environment Minister’s approval of the Adani mine. The ground for setting aside the Read more about Undermining Respect for the Law[…]

Racism in Australia – it needs to be acknowledged, not denied

Let’s talk about racism in Australia. Racism, simply put, is where an historically oppressed group (or individual from such a group) is treated differently on the basis of their race. (I don’t really have the space here to explain why ‘reverse racism’ doesn’t exist – for a humorous explanation take a look at Aamer Rahman’s Read more about Racism in Australia – it needs to be acknowledged, not denied[…]