September 18, 2013 8:13 PM Subscribe
Australia in 2013. We have forgotten our origins and our good fortune, we are blind to our own selfishness. In place of memory we cling to a national myth of a generous, welcoming country, a land of new arrivals where everyone gets a fair go; a myth in which vanity fills the emptiness where the truth was forgotten.
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-- Julian Burnside writes
on refugee policy and alienation in Australia
Contains one of the most surprising accounts of engaging with hate mail that I've ever read.