“Post-truth” is not exactly new. Successive Australian governments have been engaging in post-truth debates about refugees and asylum seekers for years.
Artist Safdar Ahmed gives us a comic take on the Australia-US refugee deal.
Adolfo Aranjuez dissects the complex ways in which privilege and disadvantage express themselves in our society.
By closing the camps and resettling refugees from Nauru and Manus Island, Australia would demonstrate basic humanity and remove an irritation from its alliance with the United States.
The blasphemy trial for Jakarta’s Christian governor reflects the pervasive anti-minority sentiment in Indonesia.
Shireen Morris discusses mechanisms that can be used to create fairer Indigenous-state relationships.
If asylum seekers can’t board a plane to Australia without a visa, they are forced to take dangerous sea journeys to find safety.
Amy Feldtmann writes on why welcoming refugees is strategically smart for Australians living in rural and regional areas.
Australia’s one-off refugee resettlement agreement with the US does not signal a softening of immigration policy.
Columnist Adolfo Aranjuez explains how cultural appropriation and rampant discrimination within gay communities have emerged from the phenomenon of homonormativity.
A progressive movement is rising in response to the outcome of the US Presidential election, and Australians can help.
The Victorian Parliament is currently considering changes to birth certificate laws. Sally Goldner from Transgender Victoria explains the importance of these changes.