More language nitpicking

I’ve decided that from now on I will refer to “unauthorised immigrants” rather than be complicit in the framing of these people as “illegal”. There is a huge difference between unauthorised activities and illegal activities,

Obstreperation round-up

Just the most recent posts from my feed-reader that have made me stroppy: Yarl’s Wood staff steal legal guide from asylum seeker from The F-Word Blog by Jess McCabe Anti-choice website: Being a teen mom is cool! from Feministing by… Read More ›

It’s a start

The Howard refugee policy is going to be partially dismantled by the new Labor government. The detention centre on Nauru will be closed, and the refugees (a few from Myanmar and many from Sri Lanka) currently held there will have… Read More ›