General · Indigenous Australians · The Right type of identity politics

The Folly of an Australia Day Alternative

Yesterday, Scott Morrison proposed we launch an alternative to Australia Day, to celebrate Indigenous achievements, while maintaining our traditional national holiday. But our Prime Minister along with his well-intentioned, yet negligent racially averse colleagues, is seriously mistaken. By seeking a unity where many Aboriginals and their radical enablers don’t wish to, this change won’t work.… Continue reading The Folly of an Australia Day Alternative

Equality · Indigenous Australians · Race Realism

Aboriginal exceptionalism or equality: which principle shall the AFL choose?

This week is Indigenous Round in the AFL, where games are spent acknowledging the remarkable contribution Aboriginals have made to our national game. While many discussions are being had, a transparent contradiction between the AFL’s states belief in equality and Aboriginal exceptionalism, is seldom raised. Every year, the AFL jumps on every single ‘equality’ cause… Continue reading Aboriginal exceptionalism or equality: which principle shall the AFL choose?

Indigenous Australians · The Right type of identity politics

The history of Australian pygmies

Quadrant have a fascinating piece regarding the historical existence of Australian pygmies, a racially distinct group from Aboriginals as we now understand them. I suspect for many conservatives, given a pygmyĀ presence likely indicates there have been various waves of immigration prior to 1788, the ‘one people’ historical conception of Aboriginal Australia, is reaffirmed as an… Continue reading The history of Australian pygmies

General · Indigenous Australians

Bill Shorten shy on Oz Day support

A political opportunist to his core, Bill Shorten clearly understands the political reality of changing Australia Day. For now, Australians largely support keeping the date, and Shorten has responded accordingly. But there is enough reluctance in his recent comments, combined with a bizarre critique of Malcolm Turnbull, to conclude Shorten and Labor will support changing… Continue reading Bill Shorten shy on Oz Day support