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I’m Not Racist, But… An Open Letter To Bill Leak

Articles, Blog, Featured

August 14, 2016

The following article was published in New Matilda. Dear Bill, From one cartoonist to another, please stop. Your racism is not wanted and needs to be erased. Your work does

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WinFeat

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Murder, Media and What We Read

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Politics, USA

March 16, 2012

When innocent men, woman and children are killed, it is called murder, so why does this not translate onto the pages of what we read as we ingest our daily fill of mainstream

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Freedom, Democracy, Stupidity and War Crimes

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Uncategorized, USA

March 2, 2012

US Marines: Not the sharpest tools in the shed, but I guess one only need a blunt object to bludgeon a country to death. Writes Reuben Brand. Burning copiesof the

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Osama: A Death Marred by Mistruths

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Pakistan, Politics, USA

May 30, 2011

My latest piece regarding the death of Osama bin Laden – published on May 6 at the Window Dresser’s Arms: “USA! USA! USA!” echoed through the streets

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Jobs lost due to live export: “just plain dumb” says local MP

Articles, Australia, Blog, News

August 13, 2010

The following article is a piece I wrote whilst in Townsville documenting the AMIEU “live export exports jobs” campaign and was published on the Humane Chain

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Live Sheep Export: Cruel, Ruining Local Industry and Exporting Jobs

Articles, Australia, Blog, Middle East

July 7, 2010

My following article regarding the live export trade from Australia to the Middle East was published today at the Window Dressers Arms – it was also re-published at The

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Mayor of Fremantle calls to end live export – Uganda bans it completely

Articles, Australia, Blog, Middle East

May 17, 2010

The following is my latest piece regarding the live export trade – it was published today on the Humane Chain website: By Reuben Brand Pressure is mounting for

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Dreamland Hotel

Articles, Blog, General, Middle East

December 28, 2009

My latest piece is a light tongue in cheek look at my time spent in Dubai. “Dreamland Hotel” was published on December 24, 2009 at the Window Dresser’s

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The American Wars

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Pakistan, USA

December 3, 2009

My latest article “The American wars” was published on December 3, 2009 at Online Opinion. It was also re-published on December 12, 2009 at the Window

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Hussein’s Story

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Travel

November 7, 2009

Hussein’s Story is a brief re-telling of the time I spent in Aleppo, Syria in 2009 with a young homeless boy I was fortunate enough to meet and spend some time with.

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Pakistan’s Dirty Laundry

Articles, Blog, Pakistan, Politics

July 4, 2009

My following article, “Pakistan’s dirty laundry” was published in Online Opinion – Australia’s leading journal for social and political debate.

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Pakistan: The black gold silk road

Articles, Blog, Politics, USA

May 13, 2009

My following article was published today in Online Opinion, Australia’s leading journal for social and political debate:   Whilst the US led war on terror persists

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Eyewitness to Pakistan Turmoil

Articles, Blog, Pakistan, Politics

March 24, 2009

My following piece was the lead story in today’s online edition of Eureka Street – it was then re-published in USA TODAY  and the Epoch Times, a

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David and Goliath: Palestine and Israel

Articles, Middle East, Politics

January 22, 2009

The following article was published in Online Opinion on November 18, 2008 By Reuben Brand An Israeli think tank has publicised its concerns regarding the growth of Hamas

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The Truth Must Not Be Sanitised

Articles, Blog, Censorship, Middle East, News, Politics

January 19, 2009

The following article was published on ABC’s The Drum, one of Australia’s largest news, politics, opinion and analysis websites: With a war that has drawn

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The Democracy of Hypocrisy

Articles, Middle East, News, Politics, USA

December 17, 2008

The following article was published in Open Forum on November 04, 2008 then again in Online Opinion on December 15, 2008 Two rigged elections, 9/11, the hunt for Osama,

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Pakistan, Taliban, Politics and the US

Articles, Blog, Middle East, News, Pakistan, Politics, USA

December 16, 2008

The following article was published in Open Forum on September 12, 2008: A very fragile political scenario emerged this week as the 13th President of Pakistan was sworn into

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Freedom of Speech: Australia Remains Silent

Articles, Australia, Blog, Censorship, General, News

December 16, 2008

The following article was originally published in the Sydney City Hub Newspaper on October 13, 2008. It was then re-published in the FONAS Fine Arts Magazine – Summer

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Art, Australia and Censorship

Articles, Australia, Blog, Censorship

December 16, 2008

The following article was published in Wed Diary on October 08, 2008: By Reuben Brand In the wake of the Bill Henson fiasco Australians have become divided in the debate over

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Armed Robbery in Newtown

Articles, Australia, Blog, General, News

August 31, 2008

The following article was published in the Sydney City Hub Newspaper on August 31, 2008: I was the first journalist on the scene and covered the story as the robbery took

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BillHenson

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Forum Rejects Call for Arts Watchdog

Art & Design, Articles, Australia, Blog

August 7, 2008

The following article was published in the Sydney City Hub Newspaper on June 19, 2008 By Reuben Brand Australia’s censorship laws came under tight scrutiny at an Arts

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Desert Art in Concrete Jungle

Art & Design, Articles, Australia

August 7, 2008

The following article was published in the Alternative Media Groups Sydney City Hub Newspaper on June 30, 2008 By Reuben Brand Jorna Newberry, the niece of famous

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Maadi’s life on canvas

Art & Design, Articles, Australia

June 7, 2008

The following article was published in the Sydney City Hub Newspaper on May 30, 2008. By Reuben Brand Maadi Einfeld, aged 84, is getting ready to open yet another

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