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Bob Katter sacks controversial senator Fraser Anning months after 'final solution' speech

Bob Katter sacks controversial senator Fraser Anning months after 'final solution' speech

Bob Katter has sacked Fraser Anning from his party following weeks of tension.

  • by Bevan Shields & Michael Koziol

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Megyn Kelly apologises for suggesting blackface is OK
Racism

Megyn Kelly apologises for suggesting blackface is OK

The controversial American television host has swiftly apologised for questioning why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong.

How dating app algorithms contribute to racial bias
Sex & relationships

How dating app algorithms contribute to racial bias

Algorithms often take data from past users to make decisions about future users.

  • by Darcel Rockett
'Stupid ugly cow': Passenger yells racist insults at a black woman, rewarded with 'extra leg room'
Air travel

'Stupid ugly cow': Passenger yells racist insults at a black woman, rewarded with 'extra leg room'

Budget airline Ryanair has been accused of turning "a blind eye to racial discrimination" after video of the incident emerged.

  • by Amy B Wang
Federal government’s behaviour belongs in primary school
Opinion
Opinion

Federal government’s behaviour belongs in primary school

Even a defeat in Wentworth will probably not be enough for the Coalition to change its ways so it is eligible to enrol in Government 101.

  • by Crispin Hull
Coalition blames admin error for 'regrettable' decision to support 'it's OK to be white' motion
Scott Morrison

Coalition blames admin error for 'regrettable' decision to support 'it's OK to be white' motion

The phrase is commonly associated with alt-right, white supremacist and neo-Nazi movements.

  • by Michael Koziol
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Coalition backs Pauline Hanson's 'It's OK to be white' motion
Pauline Hanson

Coalition backs Pauline Hanson's 'It's OK to be white' motion

Coalition senators claimed their support showed they were anti-racism of any kind.

  • by Latika Bourke
Chelsea football club to send racist fans to Auschwitz
UK

Chelsea football club to send racist fans to Auschwitz

For decades, major clubs have resorted to banning racist supporters, but Premier League club Chelsea is trying a new approach.

  • by Rick Noack
Columbus Day is out, Indigenous Peoples Day is in: Los Angeles makes a stand
USA

Columbus Day is out, Indigenous Peoples Day is in: Los Angeles makes a stand

Critics said the old holiday perpetuated a false historical narrative surrounding the Italian-born explorer credited with "discovering America".

  • by Steve Gorman
'Balancing' act: Australia's new race commissioner is not inclined to commentary or advocacy
Christian Porter

'Balancing' act: Australia's new race commissioner is not inclined to commentary or advocacy

Chin Tan, Australia's new race discrimination commissioner, sees his role very differently to predecessor Tim Soutphommasane.

  • by Michael Koziol
Latest Harry Potter controversy reveals truth about JK Rowling
Opinion
JK Rowling

Latest Harry Potter controversy reveals truth about JK Rowling

A five-second clip from the trailer for the latest film in the Harry Potter franchise has critics up in arms. But Rowling's effort to explain it has only made things worse.

  • by Mili Mitra