Lachlan Macquarie is a vexing figure, as he’s painted as the architect of the nation or a mass murderer. What is lesser known, however, is the criticism he faced from within the colony.
There’s been nothing but kind words for The Book of Mormon, but upon seeing it, I’m wondering if we’re missing something important.
Scott Morrison’s plan to spend $50 million to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook, it’s time we all reexamine who we’re deifying.
William Cuffay might be a name lost to history, but the concessions he won speak volumes. A great social reformer in two countries, he was not bound to the circumstances of his birth.