The old rule is that never should politics and religion should mix. However, recently developments state otherwise, and this goes for the electorate, too.
When rapper 21 Savage was arrested, misinformation spread through social media. However, while we know the name of this undocumented migrant, the salient facts remain the same.
The chasm between “us” and “them” has grown ever wider as IdPol has become more and more en vogue – but identity is not static, nor subjective. Nor is it so straightforward.
With Sky News putting on a man who idolises Adolf Hitler, I suggest it’s time we step away from the establishment’s narrative of fear.
The government has used the threat of terrorism to justify their new nationwide database, but considering all the other measures passed, a clear picture of control emerges. Nanny state? You betcha.
After the issue of gender neutral clothing was taken up by a twelve-year-old, I’m wondering if we should just let that generation solve it.
The Census data was telling, and the response of our elected officials more so. This week has been a week of reality checks, but hope lies in looking toward the future, and not fearing it.
I have arrived back in Holland, my home and land of my birth, but the country that sits in its place is completely foreign to me.
The honouring of those lost in war is very different in Australia. Perhaps this ANZAC Day, it’s not who we remember, but rather those we forgot.
In this week’s installment Chetna Prakash examines what Warhol and Weiwei’s works tell us about their respective countries.
New Australian citizen Chetna Prakash reflects on the many places she has called home and the correlation between citizenship and identity.
After the weekend’s Reclaim Australia rallies, Maiya Elali got to wondering who we are. Are we what we claim to be …or are we something else?