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Dual citizenship swear words: Oaths of allegiance out of touch

Between now and Christmas there will be a lot of swearing heard from politicians around Australia ...  
Remember, remember, Australia’s republican November

Remember November, because November is the "republican season" in Australia, writes history editor ...  
The Battle of Beersheba: More than just one glorious charge

The Battle of Beersheba was much more than just an heroic charge, says managing editor David ...  
Under the Lino: A Brisbane collaborative history project is unravelling secrets

What if you discovered a whole load of money under the lino? What would you do?  
The Royal green light behind the Dismissal of the Whitlam Government

It is now clear that In a staggering breach of Australian sovereignty, the Palace was involved in ...  
From Left to Right and back again: The Donald Horne enigma

A new selection of writings by iconoclastic social commentator and historian Donald Horne has ...  
The Western Front: In search of Alexander Benson 2372

One hundred years ago today, Alan Austin's great uncle died on the Western Front and, like thou ...  
Far-right trio convicted but the seeds of the 'Fourth Reich' were already sown

Are global neo-Nazism and far-right white supremacy the new normal?  
Cowboys win: Keeping North Queensland on the map

The big weekend victory for the Cowboys NRL team provides another reminder that North Queensland ...  
North Queensland is a State of mind

One of the mistakes of our Federation is that North Queensland is not a separate state, writes ...  
Barnaby Joyce and dual citizenship: 'It's the vibe'

The Constitution of Australia does not allow our Federal politicians to have divided citizenship ...  
Inequality in Australia and reclaiming the fair go

Inequality is rising but we can learn from an earlier, more egalitarian Australia and reclaim ...  
Demeaning our veterans: 'Merchants of death' fund Australian War Memorial

The War Memorial is about honouring the sacrifice of Australians who died at war, not advertising ...  
Liberals on the edge: If Turnbull loses to Abbott, Party will fall

The Liberal Party is a divided church, but if Turnbull falls and Abbott returns it could become an ...  
After Mabo: Removing the stain of racism with his vision for a Great Society

Author, journalist and activist Jeff McMullen delivered this speech at the 25th Anniversary Mabo ...  
The Unlucky Country: Unfinished Australia needs a new Constitution

The outdated Constitution of Australia is indeed “unfinished business” and system change is ...  
Reclaiming Australia's white supremacy

Bilal Cleland discusses Australia's violent, white supremacist history and asks if this Australia ...  
Anzac Day: Lest we remember

Lest we forget is the defining phrase of ANZAC Day and yet the Day itself is about forgetting.  
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