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Is this the Australia we really want?

In BlogX, Politics by Nat CrombLeave a Comment

We are or soon will be living in a country that has a diminished national broadcaster, will be an international arms trader, have a real-time facial recognition database and new powers that allow police to stop and ask you for your papers every time you step foot in an airport (at this stage).
So the question has to be asked, is this the Australia we really want?

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Luke Pearson: Lest We Forget Over It

In BlogX, History, Politics by Luke Pearson

Two of the most popular phrases in Australia, that could not be further apart. One that implores us to honour our history and those who were a part of it, while the other not only ignores a comparable history but aggressively dismisses it and admonishes those who would honour it.