Roundtable discussants: Carolina Lee, Ahmed, Sanmati, Tom, Matt, Liz and Angela Mitropoulos. Continue reading “Roundtable on #LetThemStay and #KidsOut”
One could be forgiven for thinking GetUp, the progressive online email campaigning outfit, had been taken over by a coterie of white radical feminists when they started campaigning for the Australian Government to refuse a visa to Chris Brown. This was on the grounds that Brown had severely abused his ex-girlfriend, Rihanna, in 2009, in a high-profile case of domestic violence. Continue reading “GetUp and the Amazing Disappearing Women of Colour”
Racism has created a market. The market grows by encouraging racism. Continue reading “Australia’s growing racial confinement industry | #Serco”
I am not speaking at the Close Manus rally on Saturday, organised by RAC [Refugee Action Collective]. Without thinking, I agreed to do it, thinking there could be no harm. But in fact the reaction to me speaking on Dateline has made me reconsider. Continue reading “Liz Thompson explains why she is not speaking at the Close Manus rally on Saturday”
In case there was any doubt about the racist, nationalist agenda of Australia’s asylum seeker policy, a new government website emerges.
Mark Harper, the immigration minister behind the controversial campaign that put “go home” adverts on vans to urge illegal immigrants to leave Britain, has resigned after learning that his private cleaner for seven years did not have permission to work in the UK. [more] Continue reading “Australian connection to UK Minister responsible for racist ‘Go Home’ van”