Tribunal Dismisses Teacher’s Racism Claim

I’m amazed but pleased by this obviously commonsense decision from the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Fiona Dickie, of mixed Zulu and English background, complained that she had been subjected to a ‘campaign of racism’ at the Melbourne school where she was employed as a teacher. For example, she claimed to be shocked when a fellow teacher complimented her …

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Mine Your Own Business

I watched Phelim McAleer’s documentary ‘Mine Your Own Business’ again last night. It is difficult to watch and not feel angry at the easy complacency of western environmentalists who, from the comfort of their air-conditioned homes, tell people in the developing world that their way of life is quaint and worth preserving, and that even though they …

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