Justine Poon

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Karen Wyld: Put away your ball, this is not a game

In response to the backlash of Fraser Anning’s bigoted first speech in parliament on 14 August 2018, he quickly released a statement accusing …

High court upholds government's controversial fast-track refugee process

Iranian man fails in bid to overturn fast-track refugee determination for boat arrivals before 2014<p>• Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon<p>The high court has upheld the Australian government’s controversial fast-track refugee assessment process after finding that a new …

A Manifesto for Feminist Global Constitutionalist Order

No society has a constitution without the guarantee of rights and the separation of powers; the constitution is null if the majority of individuals …

Circulate Now, Mobilize Later | Maximillian Alvarez

From my view the left seems to be in good shape. And that’s a problem, because we’re not in good shape, despite what the array of outlets for leftist …

Contingent No More

A specter is haunting academia—the specter of something that has yet to definitively claim a name for itself, but is rising nonetheless. So many of …

Readings by female authors to use in introduction to philosophy classes.

High Court 'misled' over child refugees

<b>The government "misled" the High Court over its decision to refuse unaccompanied child refugees in Calais the right to join their families in the UK, says the Court of Appeal.</b><p>The ruling revealed Home Office lawyers gave advice on how to avoid legal challenges by not giving children reasons for …

Judiciary

Intersectional Identity and the Path to Progress

Nobody knows what intersectionality means. I certainly don’t, and the more I read about it the more confused I become. There are a few things I think …

Offshore detention won't be fixed by politicians. Can the high court help? | Richard Ackland

By this stage in the evolution of our destiny it is clear that the main political parties are unwilling to retreat from their locked-in positions on offshore abuse of refugees and asylum seekers.<p>It won’t be fixed politically because both major parties want to exploit offshore detention for their …

The Hardest Course in the Humanities?

The inhospitable university (or the machine of knowledge and ignorance)

We all know that universities produce research like banks produce money. They hoard knowledge, turn it into the ignorance of the rest of society that …

Scrivener and EndNote - issue with reference list

<b>Posts:</b> 1009<p><b>Joined:</b> Mon Mar 05, 2007 5:22 pm<p><b>Platform:</b> Mac<p><b>Location:</b> Airstrip One<p>Did you use CWYW (cite while you write) in Word? If so you should turn …

Australian customs deliberately sailed asylum seekers via Ashmore Reef

Australian customs ships intercepted asylum seeker boats and sailed those on board for days, not to Australia but to remote Ashmore Reef, so the asylum seekers could then be sent for offshore processing.<p>By sailing asylum seekers in Australian government vessels through Ashmore Reef – far closer to …

A Nifty Little Trick for Facilitating Class Discussions

I’ve only ever “taught” two classes, and even then it was only as a graduate TA, handling the weekly discussion section while a real professor gave …

Cold Calling

How Horrific Things Come To Seem Normal

The first mention of Adolf Hitler in the <i>New York Times</i> was on November 21, 1922, buried on page 21. From the headline, one could almost have thought …

The Files - All We Can't See

The body and the law in “In the Penal Colony”

Kafka’s story “In the Penal Colony” has inspired a great deal of critical debate regarding punishment, torture, and bodily inscription. For example, …

Law

Jacques Derrida: “The Law of Genre”

So, I have not read <i>La Folie du Jour</i>, so I’m going to leave that section of “The Law of Genre” alone and just focus on Derrida’s main points, which I …

Postmodernism Did Not Take Place: On Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life

<i></i> The École Normale Supérieure, May 1968.A specter is haunting North America — the specter of postmodernism. Or at least, that’s what Jordan Peterson …

Subject and Research Guides: EndNote for PC: Unformatted vs formatted mode

Unformatted mode<p><b>What is unformatted mode?</b><p>Unformatted citations have the author name, year and record number in curly braces, eg {Moss, 2003 #71}. …

Australian Universities

Scrivener + EndNote crib sheet

After much prevaricating I’ve downloaded Scrivener. Why? Because everyone told me I should, and I was convinced after watching the demo video (10 …

Scrivener

Peter Dutton says third country resettlement for Manus Island refugees 'a myth'

Refugees on Manus Island who are not resettled in the United States will remain in Papua New Guinea, with Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton saying …

Indefinite Detention of Immigration Detainees: Brown v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2017 FC 710

The recent federal court decision in <i>Brown v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration)</i> found that the existing immigration detention system is …

Immigration

Malaysia stops people smuggling tanker with 130 heading to Australia

"This syndicate has been operating since mid-2017 and has international connections across Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and …

Merchant Shipping

Are You in a BS Job? In Academe, You’re Hardly Alone

Academia

The Displaced; Migrant Brothers; Lights in the Distance – reviews

Three powerful, conscience-stirring books use personal testimony to help us see the refugee crisis through the eyes of its victims<p>This September it will be three years since the body of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian boy in red T-shirt and blue shorts, was washed ashore on a beach in Turkey. …