Category Archives: Racism

First rule of war: Know thy enemy

(An update to this article was added on 18 November.)  Following the attacks in Paris on the weekend, there is little doubt that we – along with most of the rest of the Western world – are at war with ISIL. And at the risk of stating the obvious, the key to winning any war is knowing who the enemy is and

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Aussie Racism – it’s time to “Stop. Think. Respect.”

Political commentator Andrew Bolt said recently that Australia is fundamentally not a racist country. He’s wrong. Ok, that’s hardly a phrase that’s in uncommon usage when talking of Andrew Bolt’s views, but in this case he’s really wrong. The Anglo-Australian nation and culture was founded in racism, and racism is wound into the fabric of many of the artifacts that

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