Australia’s fundamental race divide is not the date of Australia Day.

For the life of me, I don’t understand why convict descendants want to celebrate January 26. After all, why celebrate the unfair and harsh incarceration of your ancestors? Now that Australia day is over, let’s get to the fundamental issue behind Australia’s race divide – and it is not the date of our national day, …

Confused about Brexit? Think about it as the UK ‘decolonising’ from Europe and it will make more sense

Could Britain’s vote to leave the EU be based on the similar mentality that saw Australia, Canada, New Zealand and others vote or fight for independence? We look at the UK in bewilderment and wonder why it is that the Brits are leaving the world’s greatest trading block. “Surely that would be economic suicide”, we …

Red carpet for one ‘queue jumper’, the cold shoulder for so many others

Eighteen-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is undoubtedly a strong and courageous woman. If Australia had granted her resettlement, she would have made a fantastic Australian and helped build the culture, economy and reputation of the country. I would have welcomed her in Australia. But why is it that Australia seems to have sympathy for an attractive, …