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Without a vision?

Without a vision?

By Greg Spearritt Anwen Crawford, music critic with The Monthly, has an interesting take on a fundamental shift in identity formation. In our...

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Paranoia and prayer

Paranoia and prayer

By Greg Spearritt What nation pops to mind when you hear the words “conspiracy theory”? While Australia has its share of conspiracism, it’s a...

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One and free

One and free

By Greg Spearritt On New Year’s Eve, Scott Morrison revealed a one-word tweak to our national anthem. As of 2021, Australians are “one and free”....

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No larrikins here

No larrikins here

Waleed Aly submits that the reason Australia has performed so well on COVID-19 is that we have a remarkable level of obedience to government...

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Cats in Oz

Cats in Oz

By Denver Kanowski The CSIRO has recently released studies and a book on the impact of cats in Australia. One study connects cats, human health...

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On transparency

On transparency

By Greg Spearritt Religious groups have long recognised the need to ‘keep the bastards honest’. Individual bastards, that is. The Catholics, for...

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