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The ailing WikiLeaks founder was coping as well as he could, showing the resourcefulness of the desperate at his Monday hearing.
by Binoy Kampmark - 21/01/2020 - 13 comments
But a worrying trend in our political discourse is that leftist outrage is fostered by the national media whilst conservative outrage is dismissed.
by Tim O'Hare - 15/01/2020 - 92 comments
If you have been watching TV lately, you will have noticed that many advertisements include at least one black or brown person.
by David Leyonhjelm - 15/01/2020 - 16 comments
The conclusion was a recapitulation of previous findings: that Assange has been subjected to a prolonged, state-sponsored effort in torture, nothing less than a targeting of his being.
by Binoy Kampmark - 24/12/2019 - 21 comments
Incredibly, lack of belief in gender understood as identity does not give protection from discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.
How/where is the justiciability line drawn? In reality, the judicial branch has the final say which is inherently an exercise in judicial policy choice.
by Laurence Maher - 16/12/2019 - 3 comments
While the authorities and tour operators count the profits from visitors they can also claim to be bringing humans closer to the earth.
by Binoy Kampmark - 11/12/2019 - 14 comments
Sometimes, torture has saved innocent lives – but legalising interrogational torture would mean accepting torture as a profession.
by Sam Ben-Meir - 9/12/2019 - 6 comments
Myanmar’s once-celebrated Aung San Suu Kyi intends to defend her country against charges of genocide in the International Court of Justice
by Binoy Kampmark - 9/12/2019 - 4 comments
Social commentators in the media reports we sampled expressed racist views in both overt and covert ways, deploying a range of tactics such as dog-whistling, decontextualisation and irony.
by Priscilla Brice - 6/12/2019 - 22 comments
In my old home town of Adelaide, the sheer number of current and past tenders awarded to KPMG, makes one wonder whether KMPG works for the state government or vice a versa.
by Malcolm King - 4/12/2019 - 2 comments
The court ruled that all products made in Israeli settlements must be labelled as such, and cannot be sold as ‘products of Israel’.
by Jed Lea-Henry - 2/12/2019 - 19 comments


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