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Invasion Day March Highlights a History of Inherent Racism

As someone who was born in Australia, I am fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to live on the land of the world’s oldest surviving culture, Indigenous Australians. Growing up I recall learning about the Dreamtime in school, and was fascinated by the beauty of all the mysticism and inherent spirituality. When I got […]

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Yabun: Uniting in Recognition of Indigenous Australian Culture

On a day that is known to majority of Australians as ‘Australia Day’ a.k.a. ‘Invasion Day’ we attended Yabun, a festival that is an annual celebration of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture. With awareness about the true meaning behind the public holiday increasing over the past few years, this was an event that brought the indigenous […]

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Women’s March Sydney – Uniting Around the Globe

On the 21st of January, 2017 women from all around the globe united in solidarity for the Women’s March in their respective cities. This is a movement that has come as a well deserved response to U.S President Trump’s recent inauguration and his clear lack of respect for women’s rights. Attacks on abortion services, reproductive healthcare […]

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Fidel Castro – Sinner or Saviour?

I was lying in my bed in the morning, scrolling through my social media feeds as per usual, when I discovered that Fidel Castro had passed away. Now this was not one of those David Bowie moments where you are minding your own business (i.e. peacefully reading on the bus), and suddenly the whole world […]

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U.S. Presidential Lottery 2016 – The End Is Near

I was on my second double gin and tonic when I started thinking about the U.S. election. Finally after this long, divisive and acrimonious election cycle, we were only days away from the end of the most hyped U.S. presidential campaign in history. It was only two weeks before Election Day when the media began […]

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