Politics

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Dems: Even distress is fake

Donald Trump’s election was a shock to many people. And it was a shock that continued to reverberate long after November 2016, with breathless media reports of mass despondency among …

Culture

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The road to the Iron Throne is paved with good intentions

Judging by the social media response, the only people to appreciate tonight’s “Game of Thrones” series finale might be politics and history nerds like myself. Daenerys’s speech to her Dothraki cavalry …

Westeros So White

Sully versus Hollywood

History

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Monte Cassino, great-grandfather and a bear

On May 18, the day Australia goes to the polls, on the other side of the world we will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest …

Books

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Monte Cassino, great-grandfather and a bear

On May 18, the day Australia goes to the polls, on the other side of the world we will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest …

Hands off my books, Marie

WTF

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Lending a pinching hand

This guy will be very happy today: So will Julie Bishop. With a big emphasis on disability and 50 skin shades of same or different sex multiracial couples holding hands, …

Love

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The case for love socialism

A friend of mine on Facebook has indirectly turned my attention to this Medium piece from a few years back, which summarises the results of a not very scientific but …