Eurydice Dixon was not murdered by just one man, her death came at the hands of all men, as we continue to fail to overcome our violent tendencies, and the culture of toxic masculinity that permeates society at all levels. We are responsible. We must do better.
Nothing signals the end of the Australian summer like ANZAC Day. The leaves are changing colour, the nights are getting cooler, and somewhere a brown person is being lynched in the media for daring to question "Australian values".
Hey gang, let's rap. Old man Turnbull is about to drop a deuce on the economy, because his upcoming Federal Budget (which is like, where he hands out all the skrillah) is going to throw hella shade at younger voters, all because he wants to slide into dem Baby Boomer DMs. I'm shook y'all.
It is 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered by white supremacy. We can never forget the fact that Dr. King's legacy was rewritten by the same establishment that helped pull the trigger 50 years ago.
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'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the Lower House, not a creature was stirring, except for Tony Abbott, though he would describe his behaviour as "defending a conservative vision for Australia".
After a certain point, doing nothing is an implicit endorsement of the status quo.
I'm just going to say it. Anyone boycotting the vote in this bullshit postal plebiscite is worse than Tony Abbott. He may be a homophobic piece of shit, but at least he's standing up for what he believes in. This is your chance to shut him up.
The legislation being proposed by a "rebel group" of backbench Liberals is a travesty. While the bill would technically legalise marriage equality, it will also enshrine religious bigotry in law, guaranteeing that gay marriage can be seen as something less than the marriage between a man and a woman.
As a politics junkie, the lack of Fairfax insight on Budget night is genuinely troubling. It means most of the country will be getting their in-depth analysis from News Corp media or other conservative sources like Channel Nine.