By Lidia Thorpe With 26 January looming, many Australians will be ashamed of the fact that First Nations people in this country are among the most incarcerated on the planet. […]
Alan Sears, University of New Brunswick and Penney Clark, University of British Columbia Finally, someone has figured out how to put an end to students wasting their lives in the […]
Robyn Moore, University of Tasmania In his book Dark Emu, Bruce Pascoe writes that settler Australians wilfully misunderstood, hid and destroyed evidence of Aboriginal Australians’ farming practices. My analysis of […]
With the abolition of slavery in the British Empire in 1837 the British Government presided over the largest transfer of wealth to individuals in history. No portion of this was paid to the people who were enslaved. Instead it went to thousands of slave owners across the globe as compensation for their loss of ‘assets’.
The Australian government has announced that the fees for humanities degrees will more than double. This can only make our current epidemic of ignorance of history far worse. “When people […]
Russia’s President has decided to revise the role of the USSR in and immediately before the second world war. While the conventional western view of the USSR’s role doesn’t give […]