Recently, Scott Morrison asked us how good Australia was. Not long after, it was July 4, a date where America drinks itself silly on self-love. But upon further examination, neither country is what they think it is.
Nathalie Camerlynk sees the continuing perception of the glorious identity of “Ancient Greece” as potentially wreaking havoc on the lives of “Greeks” today.
April Davis would prefer to toss a few of the more pervasive Aussie stereotypes in the bin rather than on the barbie, although she does like the one about the drop bears…
We Aussies love to bring up the values that make up the national character, writes Yassmin Abdel-Magied, but do we all practice what we preach?
Marcus Paul loves his beautiful country “Straya” and has found a music video that perfectly encapsulates his feelings.
Yassmin Abdel-Magied grapples with the “us vs them” mentality in terms of her being an Australian Muslim – is she “us” or “them”?