In a recent address, Professor Thalia Anthony discussed colonisation through a Marxist framework, including the ongoing impacts on First Nations people in Alice Springs. Niko Leka reports.
Northern Territory intervention
Alcohol bans and law and order responses to crime in Alice Springs haven’t worked in the past — and won’t work now
The current frenzy around the Alice Springs crime wave risks risks repeating the same moral panics and deployment of top-down policies which disempower First Nations people, write Thalia Anthony and Vanessa Napaltjari Davis.
Pat O’Shane, a Kuku Yalanji woman from Mossman, will run for the Socialist Alliance in the Far North Queensland seat of Leichhardt. Jonathan Strauss reports.
Fourteen years after the racist Northern Territory Intervention began, NT Aboriginal elder Yingiya Mark Guyula says the fight against it needs to continue.
When this debacle around Section 44 of the Australian Constitution started becoming apparent, I found myself amused.
The fact that a group of white politicians were falling victim to a section I believed was inherently xenophobic, particularly when some of those same politicians have been integral in fanning xenophobia to win votes, contained a delicious irony.