Published Work

Arena Magazine

Self-immolation, Issue No. 145, 12 2016 – 01 2017

Reforming Islam?, Issue No. 140, 02 2016- 03 2016

Jihadi Jake, Issue No. 136, 06 2015-07 2015



How literature can inform human rights, DEC 14, 2014



East Turkestan’s Uyghurs: The Wrong Minority, With The Wrong Faith, In The Wrong Place, At The Wrong Time, MAR 10, 2015

Death By A Million Contradictions: Trying To Understand Tibetan Self-Immolation, FEB 12, 2015



A clandestine trip to the propaganda-filled secret floor of a North Korean hotel, MAR 07, 2016

Triple threat: Hezbollah, Israel and the Islamic State, JUN 16, 2015

‘The end of the Middle East’: with IS closing in, Jordan on the brink, JUN 09, 2015

Who will bear witness? With the doctors gone, nobody watches Myanmar, MAR 04, 2014


Daily Review

Democracy is dead. It was killed in plain sight, FEB 25, 2017

Turnbull to Shorten – it’s about class, old sport, FEB 12, 2017

Banksy on Palestine’s Broken Walls: the medium really is the message, JUN 09, 2015


The Diplomat

Family Planning, Chinese Style, APR 20, 2015

Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny, NOV 12, 2014

The Dalai Lama and the Politics of Reincarnation, SEP 22, 2014

Tiananmen Square 25 Years On: Dealing With Discontent, JUN 04, 2014


Eureka Street

We are all neoliberals now, APR 19, 2017

Hansonism is normal and everything is not fine, FEB 16, 2017

Conversations with Melbourne’s homeless protestors, MAY 20, 2016

Malcolm Turnbull’s confidence trick, NOV 24, 2015

If only gender-based violence really was unAustralian, OCT 12, 2015

Why calls for compassion for refugees don’t work, SEP 08, 2015

Why we aren’t more shocked by Nauru revelations, AUG 04, 2015

Foreign fighter with the ‘Anzac spirit’, JUL 12, 2015


Kill Your Darlings

Breaking with the Left, No. 27 Oct, 2016

The Anzac Myth: Holocaust Denial and the Birth of the Australian Nation, No. 22 JUL, 2015

Fear, loathing, and the erosion of civil liberties, SEP 25, 2014

Happy Birthday Mr. Eternal President: In North Korea for Their Most Reverent National Holiday, No.16 JAN, 2014


New Matilda

America’s Next Mass Shooting Is Right Around The Corner. But What About Australia’s?, NOV 09, 2015

Israel’s ‘Other’ War: The Oppression of African Asylum Seekers, AUG 31, 2015

Islamophobia: A Global Threat We’ll Be Fighting For 100 Years, OCT 13, 2014

Abbott Lacks Tact on China, APR 09, 2014

Who Will Stand Up For The Rohingya, FEB 14, 2014

China’s Smog Has no Silver Lining, DEC 16, 2013

Is The Chinese Government Losing Its Grip? DEC 10, 2013



Can the centre hold?, JUN 29, 2017

Warrant for genocide, APR 07, 2017

Shakespeare in Rwanda: the white-saviour industrial complex, FEB 17, 2017

Inside the sweatshop of the world, 224 Spring 2016

The strange allure of Mao, SEP 27, 2016

Leakism: a guide, MAY 04, 2016

Football fantasies, FEB 10, 2016

Latham’s lament, AUG 24, 2015

The Chinese capitalist romance, JUL 28, 2015

Beyond the ashes, MAR 05, 2015

Palestine and the Saturday Paper, AUG 01, 2014



The Struggle for Gender Equality in China, pp. 20-22, 2015


Right Now

Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma’s Long Road to Democracy, OCT 27, 2015

China, the United States and the Politics of Human Rights, NOV 20, 2014

Seeing Refugees – Remembering Tiananmen Twenty-five Years On, JUN 03, 2014


Spook magazine

Real conspiracies versus BS: How Snowden and Wikileaks changed the truth forever, JUL 21, 2015

Why nobody is impressed by your faux humanitarianism and yes, your profile picture is racist, JUL 10, 2015