Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Hippies : Roadside Drug Test Charges

The NSW police’s system of roadside drug testing (RDT) is a poorly justified encroachment on the freedoms of the individual. Similar to random breath testing, RDTs randomly screen drivers for marijuana, methamphetamine and ecstasy. But apart from the context in which […]

The Politics of Fear (Part II: All Extremists are the Same)

With further counter-terrorism arrests carried out in Sydney this morning, I expect the same tired tensions bubble to the surface. Hiding behind the thin rhetoric of ‘national security’ and ‘Western values’, anti-Muslim campaigners will crawl out of their caves, blink […]