Tag: settler colonialism

Dream Pastoral Inversions: Re-approaching pastoral fraughtness through questions of Australian rurality

In Australia, rural causation of climate damage, land toxicity, extinction through clearing (flora and fauna) and mass fire events that extinguish ancient forests are counteracted or even entirely denied because of the ‘necessity’ of food production and even a colonial-generational relationship to landholdings.

Juukan Gorge Destruction: Extractivism and the Australian Settler-colonial Imagination

...the settler-colonial logic of elimination—of displacement for the purpose of replacement—has come to align in ever more destructive ways with the economic logic of neoliberal capitalism…

Destruction and erasure: Juukan Gorge and the contemporary settler-colonial imagination

Arena Online

Dan Tout

30 Jun 2020

…the post-1967 period, in which settlers have been no longer able to deny Indigenous existence, has been marked by the development of new strategies that seek to submerge, subsume, or to otherwise evade the implications of Indigenous sovereignties…

Exterminating the Other: The Christchurch massacre, Islamophobia, and settler colonialism

From frontier wars and Indigenous genocides to the global war on terror to mass shootings of synagogues and mosques, extra-legal and exceptionalist violence abounds where whiteness is structured in narratives of its own decline and even reversal.

Remembering at Woolgangi, by Skye Krichauff

As a lagoon re-emerges and country heals, an Aboriginal past is revealed

Australia: What’s in a Name?, by Bruce Buchan

Treaty—cause for optimism and opportunity

Trump: Internal Disporas, by Robert Geroux

Robert Geroux

25 Jan 2017

Markets turned all Americans into a kind of permanent internal diaspora.

Migrant Justice in Settler-Colonial Australia, by Sam Levnad

How can we work towards refugee and asylum-seeker rights while acknowledging Aboriginal sovereignty?

Vale Patrick Wolfe

22 Feb 2016

Patrick Wolfe tragically passed away very prematurely on Thursday, we mourn his passing.

Why Settler Australia Needs Refugees by Lorenzo Veracini

A specifically settler society relation to our borders