‘The right to be a bigot’: Race in Australian politics

Legislation designed to enhance Australian free speech might undermine the rights of Aboriginal Australians, argues Peter Handley. The subject of race is, it seems, never far from the political agenda for very long in Australia.  Amongst the ongoing political concerns with those labelled ‘illegal immigrants’ the current Australian government, the Liberal-National Coalition…

The Too Difficult Box

University of East Anglia Visiting Professor Charles Clarke launched his new book called the Too Difficult Box this week. The box draws from lectures given at the University of East Anglia, which can be watched here:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/political-social-international-studies/events/too-difficult-box and via the public lectures available on Eastminster. Charles discussed his book on the…