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This Country: A Reconciled Republic?

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Presents an argument for imagining the republic anew. Mark McKenna writes passionately, explaining why the two great symbolic issues of Australian politics in the 1990s—the republic and reconciliation—are linked intimately to one another. The only way forward is a reconciled republic, a republic founded on the full recognition of Australia’s history.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by University of New South Wales Press
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Justin
A small but noteworthy contribution to Australia's republic debate. Notwithstanding the rightness of rejecting the 1999 republic referendum proposition, which sought to further concentrate power in the political class, this country
needs to remove the tea towel of the Union Jack from our flag and found an independent republic. Being 'a thing of the people', however, means that this can't be progressed without the Australia people being stirred to action. Either great and sustained rhetoric that
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