Articles by: Brian Burkett

Author Biography:

Brian Burkett is an independent researcher and writer based in Townsville. His research and interests are currently directed towards examining the workings of power, discourse, race and exclusion in rural and regional Australia.

It’s the voice of ‘rural nullius’ on ABC’s Jim Crow Country Hour

Farmers in the south of Israel were granted nearly as much ABC air-time in the four weeks before the Voice vote as all the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nations across all of Australia.

Still Fighting the Frontier Wars

Taking a thoroughly Orwellian approach, Katter’s Australian Party’s ‘Newspeak’ produces a twisted white supremacist discourse that easily forgets the killing times.