The strong young women saying no to January 26

“Too long have Aboriginal people been talked about rather than talked to…”
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Canberra cafe barista refuses to serve Indigenous man on father’s day

A barista at Hudsons Coffee has allegedly refused to serve an Aboriginal man at Canberra Airport, says journalist Amy McQuire. The barista was asked two times to make the coffee, once by the man he refused to serve, who is also McQuire’s father. The barista, known as “Troy”,  instead proceeded to serve the white people… Read More Canberra cafe barista refuses to serve Indigenous man on father’s day

From The Conversation: Australia changes war rules and set to continue Syria bombings

– ADF set to hit more Islamic State targets under legal change Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra The rules of engagement for Australian forces fighting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will be widened, with a proposed change in the law giving them legal power to target all parts of the armed organisation. Prime… Read More From The Conversation: Australia changes war rules and set to continue Syria bombings

Media censorship, whether it’s in the interest of the government or the business it amounts to the same thing

  Media systems around the world differ from each other on a number of bases. The history, social identity, economic and political structure of each country is reflected in their media. China, a nation in a state of change, has seen an influx of free-market and liberalised ideals in their media landscape which can still… Read More Media censorship, whether it’s in the interest of the government or the business it amounts to the same thing

Imprisoned refugee wins cartoon award: #closethecamps

An man whose pen-name is Eaten Fish has won a political cartooning award, but, he’s also imprisoned on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, in one of Australia’s infamous detention camps for asylum seekers. The 25-year-old man depicted three years of his life inside the camp as he struggled, and continues to struggle with obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic… Read More Imprisoned refugee wins cartoon award: #closethecamps