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December 8, 2015 – 3:43 pm | Comments Off

Following Galus Australis’ transition away from an online magazine to a Facebook based community group, the site was to be taken offline (on Friday 11 December).
However, as that date became closer, we received several requests …

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A lesson in-tolerance

June 19, 2014 – 7:12 pm | 2 Comments

By Andrew Wirth:
I recently and unexpectedly spent a day in Los Angeles, courtesy of a delayed United Airlines flight and a missed connection home. The first thing I often do when in a foreign city …

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Anti-Semites Under the Bed

January 6, 2013 – 5:55 pm | 123 Comments

By Andrew Wirth
Michael Leunig, Jake Lynch and Chuck Hagel have recently been accused of anti-Semitism because of their critical views or actions in relation to Middle-East politics. “Of course” criticism of Israel need have nothing …

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Pappe on the Australian Media Circuit – the Fallout

September 30, 2012 – 9:29 am | 11 Comments

By Andrew Wirth
The Ilan Pappe circus has come and gone. The media were never going to succeed in any kind of critical engagement with him, even if they wanted to (and by and large they …

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Human Rights and Israel-Palestine at the Melbourne Festival of Ideas

June 30, 2011 – 10:55 am | 86 Comments

By Andrew Wirth
I recently attended Melbourne University’s Festival of Ideas to hear a debate entitled: “The Middle East: the Cockpit of National Identities and Perpetual Conflict… can the idea of two states –Israeli and Palestinian …

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