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Fake news is real, get over it.

History is an ideological battlefield. What really happened? Who did it? Why? Depending on where you focus the lens, a perspective emerges, a reality of the world through a little window. At a glance, there’s a buffet of historical truth to choose from. Each window offers a confirmation of fears and insecurities or deeply unsettling … Continue reading

Turnbull Scratched by Calls for Cat Murder Justice
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Turnbull Scratched by Calls for Cat Murder Justice

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s election campaign has been thrown into turmoil by renewed calls for a Royal Commission into his alleged 1978 slaughter of Nessie, the innocent feline companion of his then estranged lover, Fiona Watson. With barely a week to go until polls open, Cats Against Turnbull, a “grassroots non-partisan alliance of cats and concerned … Continue reading

Auto-Stalinism in the Age of Industrial Art – Or, How Tony Abbott Could Save Artists by Killing Art
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Auto-Stalinism in the Age of Industrial Art – Or, How Tony Abbott Could Save Artists by Killing Art

By Fregmonto Stokes. Almost a quarter of a century since the fall of the Berlin Wall it is now undeniable that the Soviet Union won the Cold War. On a map of the world that great empire no longer exists, but in the map of our minds, its ideology has etched itself permanently in red … Continue reading