Culture Wars

Never Forget: We Fought For Freedom
26 April 2018

Never Forget: We Fought For Freedom

The thousands of Australians who enlisted to fight in the First World War did so because they believed that their liberties were under threat. They fought for freedom and democracy. However, Richard Flanagan, the Tasmanian novelist and essayist, has said that Anzac Day is a ‘dangerous myth’ and a ‘cult’, and that the government should not spend $100 million on
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The New Assault On Anzac Day
25 April 2018

The New Assault On Anzac Day

For the last few years, there has been a growing annual assault against Australian identity. It starts off in early January, a rude awakening from New Year’s celebrations, and rises to a crescendo of shrill hyperbole by Australia Day. Despite the vast majority of Australians loving our great country and embracing Australia Day, the cries of the anti-Australians are having
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The Idiocy Of Cultural Competence
14 April 2018

The Idiocy Of Cultural Competence

A conference held last week by the University of Sydney’s taxpayer-funded National Centre for Cultural Competence has proven once and for all that Australian universities are not only hotbeds of identity politics, but that they are also imposing this post-modernist madness on society at large, and at society’s expense. Entitled ‘Cultural Competence and the Higher Education Sector: Dilemmas, Policies and
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How To Win The West (Back)
6 January 2018

How To Win The West (Back)

In the last few months, the concept of ‘Western Civilisation’ has received significant coverage in the Australian press. In the aftermath of the announcement that healthcare and media entrepreneur Paul Ramsay had bequeathed a considerable sum of money towards its promotion, Western Civilisation appears to have re-entered the public consciousness. This is a very good thing indeed. There are a
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