Populism versus Principle in the Humanitarian stakes

Tonight I was a guest on ABC's The Drum, providing commentary on the Syrian refugee crisis and Australia's government response in the last 24 hours. In summary, the racialised response to a humanitarian crisis was noted, as was the political expediency of proposed TPV's, without regard for the associated trauma these affect to already persecuted people. Let's wait and see what transpires following a compassionate response from Europe that is heartening beyond belief #realtalk #represent [...]