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Law’s Limits: The Passage of the Antilynching Bill

April 11, 2022 - 14:59 -- Admin

In 1900, Representative George Henry White of North Carolina, the sole Black law maker in Congress at the time, dared to introduce legislation (HR 6963) that would make lynching a hate crime. To back his case, he submitted an anti-lynching petition from New Jersey residents protesting the lynching of Black Americans for alleged offences, from…

My friend LISA

April 10, 2022 - 22:23 -- Admin

Who truly gives a bugger about how women who do not attract national attention are treated? Sure, we have academic female feminists who sprout erudite thoughts on how things could improve. Believe me there is nothing wrong with their thoughts. Their thoughts are good. Thoughts and wonderful peer-reviewed papers are all well and good. Abusive…

Political Appointments: Downgrading the Australian Human Rights Commission

April 10, 2022 - 13:06 -- Admin

With all the hollering and scolding of Russian barbarity in Ukraine and Chinese viciousness against the Uighur populace, one could be forgiven for thinking that Australia’s politicians were presiding from the summit of human rights superiority. The vote to remove Russia from the Human Rights Council was also greeted in Canberra with hooting sounds of…

Breaking News: PM And GG Have A Cup Of Tea! Albanese Slammed By Media For Not Being PM…

April 10, 2022 - 10:56 -- Admin

Ok, I’ve been watching the breaking news where we’ve seen the Prime Minister’s car drive along a predictable route to the Governor-General’s residence. In further news, we saw Morrison have the door of his car opened by his chauffeur and a handshake or two as the group entered via the door. Inside, we were told,…

A Person For All Seasons

April 9, 2022 - 18:00 -- Admin

It is very rare in the modern political world you can meet a person who has not been a career politician, and who genuinely wants to enter our Federal Parliament as a Member of Parliament to work hard for an electorate which successive Liberal Governments have neglected because they consider it to be a safe…

Make your vote count: The importance of this election is such that it will determine our future for better or for worse

April 9, 2022 - 06:00 -- Admin

Diary entry #26: Saturday, April 9 2022 1 It’s hard enough without all the criticism. By the time this piece is posted, we may know the date of the 47th Australian Federal election. At that time, the Prime Minister’s power to do any more damage to our democracy, at least for the time being, will…

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