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[…]