Hanson’s Rise A Double Insult For Australian Muslims – New Matilda

Those who have made a life in Australia are forced to watch atrocities against Muslims in their homelands, while simultaneously fending off the bigotry of the anti-Islam movement here, writes Sarah Ali. Australia faces a problem. The election has seen the return of Pauline Hanson, who used the fear surrounding international terrorism to oversimplify complexMore Source: Hanson’s Rise A Double Insult For Australian Muslims – New Matilda

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Asylum-Seekers – How inconvenient for our politicians…

Grattan on Friday: The Manus issue intrudes on carefully crafted pre-election scripts Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra It is a shocking truth that, for the most part, the politicians are leaving their humanity at home as they debate the future of the men on Manus Island. They give little sense that they are talking about people who – whatever their particular motives in getting on boats – have been in…

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Germany agrees refugee package & support for Angela Merkel slips

The extent of selfishness in our populations is horrifying. Citizens in many nations continually complain about the flaws of their politicians and the poor decisions that they are seen to make. People cry out for more consideration, for more help, for lower taxes, better housing, paid parental leave, health benefits and “right” to all sorts of entitlements. I am by no means a supporter of the Conservative, “Right to Rule”,…

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