Ann Deslandes

Ann Deslandes

Dr Ann Deslandes is an Australian freelance writer and researcher. 

Australia

How colonialism shapes immigration policy in the US and Australia

When it comes to immigration, Trump's America and Turnbull's Australia are two sides of the same coin.

How colonialism shapes immigration policy in the US and Australia

Australia

The irony of Australia's constitutional crisis

As an absurd citizenship crisis rages on in the Australian Parliament, First Nations people and refugees see the irony.

The irony of Australia's constitutional crisis

Refugees

Trump-Turnbull's dubious deal

Australian leaders struck a deal with Trump, but how long can they sustain their cruel and costly stance on refugees?

Trump-Turnbull's dubious deal