A question of representation

A question of representation

The Insiders panel yesterday was very focused on one thing: the importance of always using one’s inside voice. “Do you think they need to change their name though?” asked David Speers of the panel. He was referring to the group The Muslim Vote, hitherto obscure but...
Matters of conscience

Matters of conscience

At some point in our lives, many of us will be forced to make a decision about what we are willing to sacrifice in terms of personal relationships, careers, reputations and livelihoods to oppose injustice. Over the last nine months, in response to Hamas killing over...
Crossing the line

Crossing the line

In the Senate chamber on Tuesday evening, WA Labor Senator Fatima Payman crossed the floor to vote with the Greens and independents Lidia Thorpe and David Pocock to support the recognition of the Palestinian state. Payman’s vote is being labelled an act of defiance –...