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JEFF MCMULLEN: Eddie Mabo and seasons of hope

Jeff McMullen's powerful 'Mabo Address' in Sydney, is reproduced here in full in the hope that ...  
Military history in an age of soundbites

In his latest book, author Terry Kinloch crafts a rich yet balanced portrayal of General Godley ...  
The Liberal Party, scare campaigns and Menzies-style conservatism

The Menzies years were a time which many of us with long memories do not want to see repeated ...  
Lest We Forget Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Two years ago Yassmin Abdel-Magied got herself into trouble for saying ‘Lest. We. Forget. ...  
ANZAC and the Muslims of the Empire

Despite feelings of resentment present towards Muslims in the world today, many stood shoulder- ...  
Sister Rosa O’Kane: A forgotten hero

Many Australian soldiers would not have survived quarantine from Spanish Flu without the sacrifice ...  
Screen Themes: Shazam! vs The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Keeping the kids off the streets during school holidays can be a tricky prospect, so here's ...  
The seeds of intolerance were sown long before the Christchurch massacre

The seeds of intolerance and vilification toward Muslims were sown long ago and reaped a vile ...  
Australian history according to Joe Hildebrand

Comments recently published by Joe Hildebrand on Indigenous issues demonstrate a lack of unders ...  
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.  

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