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Aussie Life


25 May 2024

9:00 AM

25 May 2024

9:00 AM

The word ‘colonialism’ has become (at least for some people) a ‘snarl word’ – something that is always bad, and a label used to denigrate whatever you’re pointing at when you say it. The strangest example comes from John Keane, who teaches political science at Sydney University.

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry alleged that Keane engaged in ‘doxing’ (an abbreviation of ‘document dropping’) – the malicious release of a person’s information without their consent – by publishing an internal email from a group of mostly Jewish academics on social media.

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