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Australia's Same-Sex Marriage Laws Just Had A Massive Win In The Senate

Australia’s same-sex marriage legislation is one step closer to becoming law following a massive endorsement in the Senate. The bill passed 43 votes to 12, with a number of senators, including One Nation’s Pauline Hanson, abstaining from the vote. More »      

Hanson's 'battler bus' takes the anti-immigrant road in Australia

TOWNSVILLE, Australia (Reuters) - It was early morning last Thursday when Pauline Hanson's rented "battler" bus started hissing so loudly the election campaign was halted at a petrol station on a stretch of desolate highway near a remote edge of Australia.

Australia's Queensland calls election in test for populist Hanson

The Australian state of Queensland, home to the Great Barrier Reef, has called a snap election that is set to test support for both the populist party of Pauline Hanson and an environmentally sensitive Indian coal mine project. Campaigning...Show More Summary

Why George Brandis’ And Sarah Hanson-Young’s Responses To Pauline Hanson’s Burqa Stunt Were Awful

If you’re a Green on the same side of George ‘everyone has a right to be a bigot’ Brandis, that should be enough to give you pause for thought, writes Michael Brull. Recently, a group of neo-Nazi thugs terrorised Charlottesville in the USA. When criticising neo-Nazis, no-one argued that this was bad because it might [...]Show More Summary

Racism As Performance Art: Pauline Hanson And The Great Australian Bigotry Binge

Confronting imported Australian bigotry now is about creating a better society for later, writes Alice Aslan. Like many things in this country, Australian Islamophobia is an import from Europe and America. For more than a decade some of the racist members of our parliament and media have followed the international news very closely, copying all the [...]Show More Summary

Why I Pity Pauline Hanson

Pauline Hanson may have imposed her populism on us all, but Tim Deane-Freeman wonders what Pauline herself is missing out on. Plutarch has it that the ancient Egyptian city of Sais was home to a veiled statue of that other Isis; mother of Horus and Goddess of magic and fertility. At the base of the [...] The post Why I Pity Pauline Hanson appeared first on New Matilda.

Pauline Hanson Has Not ‘Surged’ In The Polls. The Daily Mail Is Just Making Stuff Up. Again.

The best predictor of future behaviour is past behaviour. And with that in mind, The Daily Mail is likely to remain an epitaph to stupid journalism well into the foreseeable future, writes Chris Graham. I don’t have a favourite Biblical quote, because I don’t believe in God. But if I did have one, it would [...]Show More Summary

YouTube Roundup: The Best Online Videos Of The Week

Image. Twitter (ABC PoliPics) The best online videos of the week, including. Pauline Hanson wears a burqa in the Senate, The Honourable Justice Judge Judy, Bruno Mars and heaps more! More »      

Uproar in Australian Parliament after firebrand anti-immigrant MP Pauline Hanson wears burka to question time

6 months agoNews : The Cutline

Pauline Hanson, the Australian anti-migrant firebrand MP, has been condemned for an “appalling” stunt in which she wore a burka in Parliament as part of her push to ban it, prompting a rare standing ovation from MPs in support of a speech denouncing her. Show More Summary

Parliament Jaws Drop as Pauline Hanson Walks In Senate Wearing A BURQA – She Wants Them BANNED

Many countries in Europe have been debating banning burqas and niqabs, and now the debate has made its way to Australia. Queensland Senator Pauline Hanson addressed the Australian parliament on

Australian Greens MP shook hands with burka-wearing Pauline Hanson 'in solidarity' after mistaking her for protester

6 months agoNews : The Lookout

An Australian Greens MP has revealed how he shook hands with firebrand anti-immigrant MP Pauline Hanson wearing a burqa in “solidarity”, not realising it was a stunt. Ms Hanson, leader of the right-wing One Nation party, caused a furore when she entered the Senate wearing the face-covering garment. Show More Summary

Australian Senator wears burqa in Senate — then demands the clothing be banned

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Pauline Hanson, the leader of Australia’s right-wing One Nation Party, provoked gasps in the Australian national senate Wednesday after she entered the chamber wearing a full-length Burqa and demanding the item of Muslim clothing be banned. Hanson, who has in the past caused controversy by saying...

Australian Senator Wears Burqa in Parliament to Push for Ban

6 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The move by Pauline Hanson, the leader of the anti-immigrant One Nation party, drew strong criticism, with one lawmaker denouncing it as “appalling.”

Pauline Hanson: Far-right Australian Leader Shocks Wearing Burqa in Senate, Demands Ban

The actions of the leader of Australia's One Nation party were met with a stinging rebuke in the senate chamber.

Anti-Muslim Senator Wears Burka in Aussie Parliament

An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burka in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face coverings. Pauline Hanson, leader of the anti-Muslim, anti-immigration One Nation minor party, sat wearing the black head-to-ankle garment for more than...

Muslim-baiter Hanson wears burka in Australia's Senate

Australian anti-immigration politician Pauline Hanson caused a furore Thursday when she entered the Senate wearing a full burqa, earning a blistering rebuke from the country's top lawyer for the "appalling' stunt. Hanson wore the Islamic...Show More Summary

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