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Bringing glitz to the battlefield: Saluting the entertainers who travelled to a war zone

Bringing glitz to the battlefield: Saluting the entertainers who travelled to a war zone

Today we salute those who travelled to war, not to fight it, but to entertain those who did. For some, it was no less dangerous.

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The Australian condition: Brown Poppy Syndrome

There’s a pattern that seems to repeat in this country. Whenever a minority proudly stands for Australia, white Australians immediately bite back.

Current Affairs: Scott McIntyre, Charlie Hebdo, the Greens, #Bali9 and PEN

Looking at the Scott McIntyre firing, #Bali9 executions, Charlie Hebdo and PEN, and the Greens, the concept of “freedom” in its many forms stands out as the issue of the week in Michael Burrill’s #CurrentAffairsWrap.

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