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No.1044 – 24 November 2014

The slow journey towards recognition of Aboriginal people in the white fella rule book

Monique Hurley explains how far away we are from achieving the constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Articles / Indigenous People / Race & Discrimination / Writing

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No.1043 – 21 November 2014

My Mother’s Nightdress

New poetry by Jessica Yu.


Art / Creative Works / Expression / poetry

Source: The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

No.1042 – 20 November 2014

China, the United States and the Politics of Human Rights

Every year the United States and China take part in a diplomatic tit-for-tat in which they each document the other’s human rights violations. But does this help or hinder the human rights cause?


International Affairs / Opinions / Writing

Ayotzinapa protest, Sydney Australia,

No.1041 – 20 November 2014

Voices from Ayotzinapa

As Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto arrived in Brisbane for the G-20 economic summit, members of the 3,500-strong Mexican community in Australia were gathering on the streets to protest the massacre of 43 students from Ayotzinapa.


Articles / International Affairs