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The question of identity

17 January 2024

4:00 AM

17 January 2024

4:00 AM

One of the key reasons Australia voted 60/40 against the Indigenous Voice to Parliament is because it was divisive. Instead of acknowledging and celebrating what unites Australians and binds us as a nation the ‘Yes’ campaign divided citizens into Indigenous and non-Indigenous.

The American academic Christopher Lasch describes it as ‘a therapeutic politics of identity’.

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