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How has militarisation come to define Australian valour? Why has commemorating the centenary of World War I dominated our sense of patriotism?On Patriotismexplores what it really means to love and serve your country. Paul Daley contemplates ways to escape the cultural binds that tie us to Anzac, British settlement and flag-waving.

On Patriotism
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Just as Donald Trump's victorious campaign for the US presidency shocked the world, the seemingly sudden national prominence of white supremacists, xenophobes, militia leaders, and mysterious "alt-right" figures mystifies many. ... read more

Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump
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"Without free speech there is no true thought." Jordan Peterson
Is political correctness an enemy of free speech, open debate and the free exchange of ideas? Or is it a progressive force, eroding the dominant power relationships and social norms that exclude marginalised groups from society?

Political Correctness Gone Mad?
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Witchesis a celebration of the power and pleasure of working with other women, and a powerful statement against the cultural conspiracy to keep us apart from one another - against the myths of the 'cool girl? or the 'catty workplace?.Sam George-Allen knows that w... read more

Witches - What Women Do Together
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A brilliant, idiosyncratic collection of introductions and afterwords (plus some liner notes) by New York Times bestselling and Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Chabon-"one of contemporary literature's most gifted prose stylists" (Michiko Kakutani, New... read more

Bookends: Collected Intros and Outros
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Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain by examining nine extraordinary cases Our brains are far stranger than we think. We take it for granted that we can remember, fe... read more

Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains
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The latest issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines Australia?s struggle to define its place in Asia as it balances its historic ties to the West with its geography. Are We Asian Yet? explores Australia?s changing ... read more

Are We Asian yet?: History vs Geography - Australian Foreign Affairs Issue 5
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Kochie has spent years writing about money and talking to Australians from all walks of life about pretty much everything.He knows how we think. He knows that most of us worry about sorting our finances, but few of us do it well, if at all. He knows that we avoid th... read more

Kochie's 11-Step Money Plan
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Delving into the world of big money has all the excitement of being a war correspondent with only two-thirds of the danger. In None of My Business, P.J. O'Rourke takes forty-five years of experience making fun of terrible things in some of the world's most awful places a... read more

None of My Business
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'How strange that in our inter-connected modern lives one of the greatest threats to happiness is loneliness. Nick Duerden has approached this dreadful and isolating condition head on, and huge comfort is to be found in ... read more

A Life Less Lonely - What We Can All Do to Lead More Connected, Kinder Lives
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In 2013, journalist Ginger Gorman was trolled online. She received scores of hateful tweets, including a death threat. A picture of Ginger heavily pregnant alongside her husband and two-and-half year old daughter appeared on a fascist... read more

Troll Hunting: Inside the Disturbing World of Online Hate
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