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  1. The Australian Dream: Chapter 16

    ... the aisle” cohesion. I fancied I might learn more about what was going on in the election from exposure to this polarised ... across the country. It is a massive conceit to write about a country, a state and an election on the strength of a fifteen-day ... had not embarrassed me with the news that the remark about coffee and killing oneself cannot be attributed to Albert Camus (I feel ... and systemic disruption of Trump rallies and which received about a minute’s media coverage, while Trump’s eleven-year-old “sex ... for the next four years. Perhaps that’s the case with all US elections, but surely the sense of it is more profound this year. ... his fall as they did his rise, with barely a thought for the content of his policies. It’s not his critique, but the manner of it that is ... are judging the quality of her arguments, much less the content. In keeping with media practice, that she remains in charge of herself ...


  2. The Australian Dream: Chapter 4

    ... Just to sweeten the deal, I could eat them to my heart’s content. And I was getting paid for this! Well, how wrong I was. I moved ... – a demon worker – had to ruin it all. “What about the grapes underneath?” “Huh?” Yes, under the vines: in the ... I was being initiated into a time-honoured tradition for us blacks. It was what had brought us here. We were pickers: migrant workers. My father always told me about what he called “the last walkabout.” As a boy he lived with his ... What really horrified them – and here they were talking about my family – was half-castes marrying half-castes and creating a whole ... and Lebanon in the fifties and sixties were expected to be content with employment on factories and on farms, they also did not expect ...