Ruby Hamad
is a writer and PhD candidate at UNSW.

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Opinion August 18, 2018

Fraser Anning and racist politics

“There is no separating racism from the rest of Australian society. Exasperated as white people may be to hear about race, again, your frustration pales next to those forced to live it and fight it. As Labor MP Anne Aly tearfully admitted this week, we …”

Opinion August 05, 2017

Misunderstanding Islamophobia

“Faith is immaterial to Islamophobia. Blanket suspicion of Islam is not really about what Muslims do and do not believe. It is a means of asserting “Western” values above Islamic ones, based on the predication that the two are inherently incompatible.”