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My interview Razor Sharp 18 February
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp on Tuesday 18 February. (0)

My interview Razor Sharp 11 February 2014
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp this morning. The Royal Commission, car industry and age of entitlement get a lot of the coverage. (0)

Razor Sharp 4 February 2014
Me on 4 February 2014 on Razor Sharp with Sharon Firebrace. (0)

Time for a House Un-Australian Activities Committee?
Tony Abbott thinks the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is Un-Australian. I am looking forward to his government setting up the House Un-Australian Activities Committee. (1)

Make Gina Rinehart work for her dole

Sick kids and paying upfront


Save Medicare

Demonstrate in defence of Medicare at Sydney Town Hall 1 pm Saturday 4 January (0)

Me on Razor Sharp this morning
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace this morning for Razor Sharp. It happens every Tuesday. (0)

I am not surprised
I think we are being unfair to this Abbott ‘no surprises’ Government. I am not surprised. (0)

Send Barnaby to Indonesia
It is a pity that Barnaby Joyce, a man of tact, diplomacy, nuance and subtlety, isn’t going to Indonesia to fix things up. I know I am disappointed that Barnaby is missing out on this great opportunity, and I am sure the Indonesians feel the same way. [Sarcasm alert.] (0)



Archive for 'Indian students'

More police powers won’t stop racist attacks

In Melbourne Indian students are 2 1/2 times more likely than non-Indians to be beaten up or knifed. Indian student societies claim they are less likely to report assaults than non-Indians. If as appears likely that is the case the figure blows out even further. Why are Indians so much more likely to be attacked? Let’s go back a bit. Education is one of […]


Indian students and Australian racism

Out of the primordial swamp of hatred have crawled Rudd’s progeny, given breath by his vilification of the other. These are your dead Mr Rudd.

Support Indian students – no more racist attacks

By protesting to demand a stop to racist violence, Indian students are doing us all a great favour. We must support them and join with them in their struggle.

The Chaser’s war on the powerless

The Chaser team should do a skit on those kids Rudd’s troops have killed or whose deaths Rudd ignores as imperialism around the world (of which Australia is an integral part) destroys their lives.

Racist thugs attack Indian students

It was early morning, and the armed thugs of the State moved in to attack students demonstrating for basic rights. Tiananmen Square twenty years ago?  No. Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station intersection on the morning of 1 June.  Thousands of Indian students were protesting against racist attacks on them over the last few weeks. The response […]