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.
The uprooting of the Turnbull government has revealed the wriggling species of Australian, ‘the patriot’. Short on logic, but long on using nationalism to advance themselves, I suggest we salt the earth as we move forward.
It has been argued that people are more upset about separating illegal immigrant parents and children than they are about children being ripped from parents and placed into foster care. This foster caregiver weighs in.
In an effort to keep Turkish ideals strong in migrants, President Erdoğan has instituted weekend schools. But all is not what it seems.
Boris Johnson’s moronic burqa rhetoric has been cribbed directly from Donald’s playbook. We need to focus on what he’s attempting to do, not how he’s trying to smooth it over.
Tommy Robinson, an avatar for the centre-right sits in jail. The furore surrounding his incarceration has a significant political tone. This is dangerous.
For too long, the gatekeepers of nationalism have been the far right. However, I have a solution, because losing our fellow citizens to someone else’s wars doesn’t make me feel particularly proud
The wave of nationalism sweeping across the globe may sing a new song, but its chorus is a tale as old as time.
While the west turns more nationalist, Right-wing and nativist, Putin is viewing a better seat at the table. After 20 years in the shadows, Russia once again takes center-stage, fanning the flames of a new global ideology.
Returning from Europe, Nicholas Harrington describes a problem reanimated by the Cologne attacks – the marginalising of the political Left.
In this week’s installment Chetna Prakash examines what Warhol and Weiwei’s works tell us about their respective countries.
The mind of van Gogh, a Romanian trying to escape stereotype and the cop who sparked the Ferguson riots, in this week’s Long Reads from Rich Jackson.