Israel’s supporters lose the plot – again

Rick Kuhn If you criticised South African apartheid then you were an anti-white racist. That’s the logic of equating any criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism. In his soon to be released memoirs, former Labor foreign minister Bob Carr remarks on the considerable influence the Israel lobby in Austra...CONTINUE READING

Labor's faction fictions

Rick Kuhn Prominent past and present Labor politicians, liberal literati and ALP well-wishers in the Murdoch press have been complaining for years about the influence of factions inside the party. Whether this whingeing is accompanied by calls to curb connections with the unions or not, it is part o...CONTINUE READING