Democracy is a working progress – the kind of hard work that must be focused/persistent. This seems to me to be the case here where indigenous Australians have yet to achieve quite a basic right to be represented in parliament as an advisory body providing non-binding advice to the government […]Read More
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As someone of a migrant background myself let me start by saying this; I am all for immigration control, I am all for measures that promote integration and protecting national culture – including dress code I might add. What I am against is vilification of people of different cultures or […]Read More
The more I listen to Suella Braverman the more disgusted I am of her both in terms of her politics but more fundamentally of her completely distorted/twisted moral standing as an individual to a level of abnormality in my opinion. I am equally shocked at the system that allowed […]Read More
I truly do not understand how people like HK can be celebrated. Facts do not lie and cannot be deemed controversial. What is controversial – as a term always associated with this figure – is his history as presented in this “brief” report. One question remains; how is he […]Read More
Here’s my own simplistic framing of the issue; Before going on with our bashing fest of Qatar for it’s human rights record lets begin to consider 2 things; 1) Let’s be consistent about our own record in treating this issue in our own backyard as well as in relation to […]Read More
A brilliant lecture by Philippe Sands QC, Professor of Law at University College London and barrister at Matrix Chambers given recently at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. about the legal implications of the crisis in Ukraine both in terms of focusing on the wrong side of the stick when […]Read More
I truly believe that the current US government should be left to their own devices when it comes to decisions of foreign policy & involvement in international bodies, this without much reaction. Some policies are driven by flawed ideology or accommodations to unfulfilled campaign pledges – in this case as […]Read More