The plight of undocumented immigrants has become a banner cause for the liberal left. They don’t comprehend the law; they just reckon detaining people for being in this country without official leave is cruel—and maybe unconstitutional. 334 more words
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Obama: A Legacy of Ashes
James Corbett (2017)
In his excellent documentary about Obama’s presidency, James Corbett highlights important ways in which Obama systematically reduced civil liberties and democratic oversight of government. 259 more words
UPDATED to add: Police on Manus Island have referred to the death as a “very unfortunate” apparent suicide.
Are Australia’s policies and practices people in relation to refugees right and just? 91 more words
When we think of torture, we each have our own interpretations.
For most Australians, it’s likely that theirs come from history or from fiction. 671 more words
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Imagine, if you can, living in a country that imprisons people not suspected of any crime, without the agreement of a judge, and with no release date.