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...
The racist in the mirror

The racist in the mirror

If you want to prove Australia is racist, simply say that Australia is racist. Laura Tingle did exactly that last week, with outrage dominating the media cycle, overshadowing the crucial context: last week was the first Reconciliation Week since the country’s...
Stupid white bastards

Stupid white bastards

You just know it’s going to happen. The reports from the old country – where national icon and woman of colour Sam Kerr allegedly called an officer of the law a “stupid white bastard” – have opened a crack that will erode into a chasm, which will turn into a new front...