Here's a podcast I did with friend Sarah Malik about race, religion and intersectionality. Hope you enjoy it: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/earshot/in-my-shoes-pt-2/8024000
So I wrote this about the billboard campaign featuring two young women wearing hijab. It was emotionally exhausting, but needed to be said. Full piece: http://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/article/2017/01/23/comment-only-way-defeat-january-26-come-together Excerpt: Ultimately, it is the very same racism that has been used as justification for the invasion and oppression of Indigenous people that is now used as a template … Continue reading On Australia Day and divide and conquer strategies
I wrote this piece for The Guardian Australia about how practising culture is resistance. I was surprised at what a stir it caused - both positive and negative. You can read the full piece here. An excerpt: This is why I view all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artistic and cultural practice as sites of … Continue reading On Aboriginal culture
I was really privileged and honoured to meet and host Angela Davis. We (Eclipse) organised for her to have dinner and a conversation with local activists and it was amazing! Thanks so much to Debbie Kilroy and Sisters Inside for linking us up with Angela, Hana Assafiri for hosting the dinner at her restaurant Moroccan … Continue reading Meeting and Hosting Angela Davis!
Here is a storify wrap up of the panel discussion organised by the Asian Australian Democracy Caucus More Than One Nation. Panellists included myself, Celeste Liddle and Charendev Singh - the conversation was about race in Australia, particularly against the backdrop of the return of Pauline Hanson. Storify is here: https://storify.com/Janmolloy/asian
I was on the panel, wrapping up the week's news, for Speaking Out with Larissa Behrendt. You can hear it here: http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/speakingout/john-paterson---amsant-chief-executive/7698942
Amy Mcquire is an amazing journalist and I always love talking with her on 98.9FM's Let's Talk radio program. Here is the interview where we talked about Pauline Hanson, Islamophobia, solidarity and Don Dale Youth Detention Centre. You can listen to it here: https://player.fm/series/lets-talk-on-989fm/eugenia-flynn