Violence

The Murdoch Royal Commission, Explained

By Juwariya Malik The Murdoch Royal Commission, Explained While the United States (US) election has come to dominate much popular discourse over the past month, a historic development has occurred in Australian politics. Kevin Rudd’s petition seeking a Royal Commission into Murdoch media surpassed 500,     000 signatures just before its …

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Modern Imperialism in New Caledonia

By Issy Golding ‘For us, independence is a question of dignity and dignity is non-negotiable’ –  Yeiwéné Yeiwéné The process of independence is long. New Caledonia is a unique example of the consequences of modern imperialism. Modern imperialism is characterised by soft power, for the commercial gain of the power. …

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Social Distancing: Notes on Self-Destruction

By George Raptis Many people have written on the COVID-19 experience, mostly because it seems so inexpressible. It is easy to become lost for words when the world as you had once known it changes overnight, shuts itself off, locks itself in. During the lockdown period, I too found myself …

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The Ballad Beyond Reading Gaol: Avenge Oscar Wilde

By Genevieve Malloy Oscar Wilde is one of the most famous writers of the English language.      A leading proponent of aestheticism, he wrote some of the most celebrated works to come out of Victorian England (including The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Importance of Being Earnest) as well as …

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