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The article on the Paul Sheehan affair the Sydney Morning Herald, the Age and the Canberra Time have so far refused to publish

March 3, 2016 - 19:47 -- Admin

At 8.46 am on Tuesday 1 March I sent the article below to the opinion editors at The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the Canberra Times. It is about the Paul Sheehan affair and his repetition of lies from Louise about a rape in Sydney she blamed on Middle Eastern men. It was untrue.

I got an automated response from the SMH and the Age saying they received lots of submissions and if they hadn’t got back to me in a few days consider it rejected. (My words.)

Racism in Australia: how we can fight it – Canberra Solidarity meeting this Thursday

March 1, 2016 - 18:09 -- Admin

The government’s cruel refugee policies help to spread lies and xenophobia. The recent campaign to “Let them Stay”—over the government’s threat to deport 267 refugees—has shown that ordinary people will stand up against racist policy. Come to this Solidarity meeting in Canberra on Thursday to discuss how we can best fight together against racism in Australia.

Abolish the Senate

February 23, 2016 - 20:23 -- Admin

The Greens have combined with the Turnbull government to push through Senate reforms that will effectively silence the Senate voice of those who are not supporters of the big four, the Liberals and Nationals, the Labor Party or the Greens (plus Senator Xenophon in South Australia.)