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Tanya Plibersek (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Labor’s flag pledge is a poor substitute for progressive thinking

Labor has rejected real change in favour of symbols and gimmicks. But the crucial art to this schtick is knowing what you can get away with.

Fair dinkum fraud: the Morrison government is patriotic in words alone

Don’t be fooled by the ultra-Aussie rhetoric: the Coalition's actions show contempt for Australia’s most beloved institutions and national symbols.

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Scott Morrison, the most Aussie PM of them all

The Morrison government is composed of all the worst qualities of Australia, and few of the good ones.

Scott Morrison and the lapel pin of forgetting

Who will not wear the lapel pin?! Scott Morrison remembers to remind colleagues to remember how he reminds himself to remember whose side he is on. Thoughts, Dr Freud?

Being ashamed of Australia is a useless luxury

Progressives love to take shame in and disengagement from their own nation as both a necessary and sufficient political act. It isn't.

Pauline Hanson: a role model for Australian girls

We can learn a lot from Pauline Hanson, writes comedian and aspiring proud father Ben Pobjie.

Tony Abbott claims "a lot of people" think the ABC is biased and anti-Australian. Is there any evidence to support the claim? We fact-check the Prime Minister.

Get Fact: is Tony Abbott right about the ABC?

Tony Abbott claims "a lot of people" think the ABC is biased and anti-Australian. Is there any evidence to support the claim? We fact-check the Prime Minister.

In the old days, Australia Day meant something: the end of the summer holiday period, celebrated with a long weekend. Would it really be contrary to our national character to try to return it to that?

The absurdity that is Australia Day

In the old days, Australia Day meant something: the end of the summer holiday period, celebrated with a long weekend. Would it really be contrary to our national character to try to return it to that?

When did the official costume of Australia Day become an Australia flag cape and a "We grew here, you flew here" singlet? asks <b>Marieke Hardy</b>.

Marieke Hardy: Giving patriotism a bad name and an unfunny slogan

When did the official costume of Australia Day become an Australia flag cape and a "We grew here, you flew here" singlet? asks Marieke Hardy.

Tim Soutphommasane continues his reign of error with this new book, <em>Reclaiming Patriotism: nation building for Australian progressives</em>, writes <b>Guy Rundle</b>.

Friday book review: Reclaiming Patriotism

Tim Soutphommasane continues his reign of error with this new book, Reclaiming Patriotism: nation building for Australian progressives, writes Guy Rundle.

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