Right-wing artists and writers hog the spotlight while few know about this brilliant refugee cartoonist
World speaking out

Right-wing artists and writers hog the spotlight while few know about this brilliant refugee cartoonist

Right-wing cartoonist Bill Leak died recently. He had portrayed same-sex marriage campaigners wearing rainbow-coloured Nazi uniforms, Aboriginal fathers as neglectful and more. He also won nine Walkley awards and 20 Stanley awards, eight gold Cartoonists of the Year, and was twice the winner of News Corps’ award for best cartoonist. Aussie same-sex marriage campaigner, and brilliant … Continue reading

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The beautiful minds of refugees

Refugees are talked about, judged, imprisoned, abused (to their face, in racist gatherings, in the hoards of naive and nasty social media comments) but rarely heard from. They have the most to tell about their experiences and migration policy. Their opinions and dreamings about life, politics, and humanity are important. Here, thanks to The Refugee … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Butterfly Prison’ by Tamara Pearson Affectionately Demands Change

By Andre Vltchek, teleSUR The Butterfly Prison begins slowly, combining seemingly disconnected stories that are taking place in poor neighborhoods of Australia. The stories are like tiny vignettes; shy, modest, minimalistic but always significant and beautifully told. A fear here, a bitter humiliation there, a dream of a child interrupted by a police officer. Then … Continue reading