Malcolm Turnbull

African Australians say they’ve been racially vilified and are pushing back

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on African Australians say they’ve been racially vilified and are pushing back
Brisbane, Australia Australia’s young African population is pushing back at what they see as a racially sensationalized portrayal of their place in Australian society by politicians and the local media. Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull started off the year on Jan. 1 by warning Australians of the threats posed by supposed criminal gangs of African descent Read More

Australia is sternly warning against American isolationism in Asia-Pacific

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“The United States has been the dominant power in our region throughout Australia’s post-World War II history. Today, China is challenging America’s position.” So reads the overview of a foreign-policy white paper put out by the Australian government today (Nov. 23), which lays out the country’s vision for its foreign relations over the next decade. Read More

Marriage equality in Australia is within reach

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After months of campaigning for what many have criticized to be an unnecessary referendum on legalizing same-sex marriage, voting finally closed today (Nov. 14). Tomorrow, the Australian statistics bureau will announce the results of the non-binding postal survey—a win for “yes” paves the road for the current Malcolm Turnbull administration to pass a law as Read More

Five things to watch on Trump’s trip to Japan

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Little less than a year ago, America’s allies in Asia nervously watched as Donald Trump railed against them one by one. During the election campaign he castigated South Korea and Japan for not sharing enough of the financial burden for America’s military presence in those countries, and later accused Japan of being a currency manipulator Read More