Compassionate sadism: Australia’s culture of terrorism

For years, debate about asylum seeker policy has been conducted in straightforward manner. Opponents of mandatory detention of asylum seekers have suggested that the manner in which we hold asylum seekers is cruel, and a violation of their human rights. Traditionally, those who supported our regime of mandatory indefinite detention of asylum seekers framed their … Continue reading

Online Opinion, and 2nd reply to CIS’s Sara Hudson

Note: in an article last Wednesday, Sara Hudson, from the Centre for Independent Studies, wrote her second article in which I featured. The references to me were gratuitous – they began with the first paragraph, where I was alleged to have a “virulent” dislike for Intervention supporter and Country Liberal candidate Bess Price. My supposed … Continue reading