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The true nature of Kennerley's racism

While focus fell on the racism debate on Studio 10, John Maycock analyses the deeper meaning ...  
The legacy of eugenics and racism

It is distressing for many of us having to deal with the anti-Muslim, anti-refugee and anti-imm ...  
JENNY HOCKING: What the Queen knew about the Whitlam Government dismissal

Historical myths die hard. And historical myths have plagued our understanding of the dismissal of ...  
January 26 continues to divide the nation

Once again, January 26 has become a rallying point for white supremacists and the source of ...  
The unravelling of the flag on Australia Day

Inspired by an anecdote where an Australian flag became unravelled, Joanna Penney reflects on how ...  
Wren's week: Australia Day, Mundine and Liberal women

This week, John Wren takes a look at our PM's poor decisions over Australia Day and Warren Mund ...  
Is Scott Morrison the mediocre man who has risen above his station?

With talk in the media about Scott Morrison's fascination with Captain Cook, Noely Neate unders ...  
Scott Morrison's Australia Day farce

Morrison’s attempt to upgrade 26 January's national significance reflects its appropriation by ...  
Australia's history with fascism

Australia has had closer ties to fascism than previously believed, writes Peter Henning.  
Will Shorten blow It?

If anything was demonstrated by the last day of Federal Parliament it was that Bill Shorten looked ...  
Wren's week: Labor victory and Eureka Day

This week, John Wren discusses the Victorian Labor victory, Scott Morrison's incompetence and why ...  
Victoria votes: Liberals with a lot to learn from Menzies

Media editor Dr Lee Duffield looks at possible reasons for the five per cent swing to Labor in the ...  
The ANZACS: Ransacked by the Right

The ANZAC myth has been constructed to serve conservative interests, writes Bruce Haigh.  
The Coalition ignores workers, veterans and refugees — but not war memorials

Today, the potential for economic, environmental and humanitarian change lies with workers just as ...  
Remembering the Battle of Semakh 100 years on

Commemorating the events of the Battle of Semakh in World War 1 is a recount passed on through ...  
Unsettled business: Was sovereignty transferred by cession or conquest?

In a modern legal context, the transferring of the sovereignty of Australia from the Indigenous ...  
The vision and legacy of Australian tertiary education

Dr Michael~John Shea examines how the Whitlam Government gave rise to the tertiary education ...  
Wattle you be doing on National Wattle Day?

The wattle tree has found its way into Australian republican symbolism, writes history editor Dr ...  

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