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The idea of American exceptionalism has infected Australia

There is nothing very exceptional about American exceptionalism.  
The Australian republic must enshrine rights for all

The republic proposal must include substantive protections for the disadvantaged, writes Dr Robert ...  
Flaws in Australian wartime society mirror modern times

When I was a child reading about World War II in Europe I believed that some of its less savoury ...  
An Australian republic must inspire and include all

As social movements build in opposition to authoritarian populism around the world, we have to ...  
Political leaders must show conviction in pushing for republic

A quarter-century after Paul Keating proposed an Australian republic, David Muir suggests it has ...  
News Corp's closing of newspapers a blow to Australian communities

News Corp’s closing of its community and regional papers, with few remaining and others onli ...  
Will there be a rise in populism in post-coronavirus Australia?

Australia has avoided the pains of political populism, so far. If that were to change in post- ...  
Australia's homeless situation — we need to do better

The response from our government during the pandemic has raised questions as to how to combat ...  
The shortage of goods during COVID-19 recalls the 'tea panic' of 1942

The recent and alarming reaction of sections of the public to a perceived threat of commodity ...  
Unpaid volunteers are the backbone of the bushfire response

Better coordination and planning can reduce the severity of Australian bushfires, writes Greg ...  
Indigenous Australian suicide rates are tragic — ask Trae

Trae lost his eleven-year-old brother to suicide. Nine months later he lost his mother to suici ...  
'No longer': Recognising Aboriginal heritage and identity

Reflecting on Invasion Day’s proffering of national citizenship ceremonies,  a seminal question ...  
‘Hard Yakka’: Yuggera people fight for sovereignty over Deebing Creek

'Your system fails us, we gotta protect our kids — and our dead.' Michael R Williams intervi ...  
Dark side of Bumble Bizz: Predatory multi-level marketing

Once lauded for its women first approach to online networking, Bumble Bizz has become a breeding ...  
The 'political correctness' bogeyman

Pick up a copy of last Saturday’s Weekend Australian (actually, don’t, you’ll regret it) and ...  
The importance of leaving Uluru alone

Looking back on the history of Uluru, it's clear as to why the decision to ban climbing is an ...  
When the Queen's birthday isn't even a birthday, it's time to move on

The lack of any public activity around the Queen’s Birthday shows how the concept of monarchy is ...  
Suicide hits the poor and disadvantaged

There have been more suicides so far in 2019 than this time last year.  

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