Normalising racism

Last month there was significant debate when Mackay Member of Parliament and Liberal Party politician George Christensen announced that he was to attend and speak at a Reclaim Australia rally in Queensland. At the time, the Labor Party condemned Christensen for attending, while conservative columnists applauded his stand for “free speech” against the “politically correct”.

Why “don’t love it, leave it” targets People of Colour

“Love it or leave it” implies that we must love the land that we came to unconditionally and unreservedly, and should we want change, leaving is the only remedy because that criticism is not welcome here.