Strange bedfellows

Strange bedfellows

This week’s Senate inquiry into right wing extremism in Australia has shed important light on far right and neo-Nazi organising across the country. The risk posed by far-right extremists to all racialised groups, and to our collective human rights, is something which...
Political opportunism in full flight

Political opportunism in full flight

Coalition politicians who previously scoffed at claims of racism have recently been falling over each other trying to prove that they are the biggest allies in the fight against rising antisemitism. But their ‘anti-antisemitism’ is not anti-racism – it’s a thinly...
Room for nuance

Room for nuance

A Liberal Party MP recently approached a community charity with a troubling assertion: that one of the charity’s board members is a “Holocaust denier”.  The MP’s demand was precise: either the board member went, or he would withdraw his public support.  The allegation...
A dox on both our houses?

A dox on both our houses?

The situation in Gaza has become impossible to bear. The international community continues to “caution” Israel against a ground offensive in the city of Rafah, where around 1.5 million civilians are sheltering with nowhere further to flee. The UN is warning of...