For many years, statelessness in Madagascar was spurred by racial and gender discrimination.
Racism thrives online because of a clash between the commercial goals and ethical responsibilities of social media companies. But Australia can take legal and civil actions right now to address this.
In a suburban hair salon, a Muslim woman suddenly feels unwelcome in the country she has loved for 40 years.
'Positive discrimination' policies around the world are on the rise. What might other countries teach the U.S. about attaining racial, economic and gender equality in higher education?
The 19th century Irish crimewave that wasn't: how a change of policing brought the English counterfeiters to book.
By providing a blanket approach to uniform policies, schools risk repressing cultural identity and diversity.
Our panel of experts examines whether immigration leads to more crime using data from across 200 metropolitan areas and 20 years of research.
Neither Galaxy Research nor the Institute of Public Affairs think-tank discussed the most interesting data they garnered from polling on free speech and reform to Section 18C.
Cab drivers have long discriminated against African-Americans and other minority groups. New research suggests ride-hailing apps haven't solved the problem.
In his first year of office, Trump's immigration policy will likely focus not on building an expensive wall, but rather on the work that earned Obama the nickname 'Deporter in Chief.'
Labor’s project of economic transformation hit some harder realities as Paul Keating assumed the top job. And a new push on remaking Australia stirred a brooding reaction of its own.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of love was not sentimental. It demanded that individuals tell their oppressors what they were doing was wrong. How can this vision help with community-building today?
The time is right for a crash course on section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, its exemptions and the powers of the Australian Human Rights Commission.
Disparagement humor makes a punchline out of a marginalized group. Racist or sexist jokes, for instance, aren't just harmless fun – psychologists find they can foster discrimination.
The Constitution’s external affairs power does not support Section 18C. And the section also impermissibly infringes the implied freedom of political communication.
While 60-77% of migrants of African origin and 59% of Indigenous Australians report experience of discrimination in the Scanlon Foundation survey of Australian attitudes, optimism endures.
Charleston's Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars thought they'd have a chance to compete for a spot in the coveted Little League World Series. But South Carolina's Little League director had other ideas.
Algorithms can discriminate, even when their designers don't intend that to happen. But they also can make detecting bias easier.
David Leyonhjelm's complaint over being called an 'angry white male' could showcase the difficulty in launching a successful action under Section 18C and undermine an argument in support of repeal.
In highlighting the importance of retaining section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, shadow attorney general Mark Dreyfus said racial discrimination can make people sick.