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On Books and Gender

This year, I’m taking the AWW challenge to read books by Australian women writers. I’ve read ten without reviewing any, and wanted to set down some thoughts – not as a review, but as a sort of pre-review purge and audit of the status of women, at least in my reading list. It’s turned out […]

on racism in alice

i have a new article up on new matilda about racism in alice springs. i hope it stimulates some practical discussion.


in the murder capital of australia, it’s still safe to be a racist: NATIONAL, September 10, 2009: An Alice Springs resident has responded to the alleged bashing death of an Aboriginal man by five young white men by selling “Alice Springs White Power” t-shirts and caps from his car. And it’s all happening outside the […]