Affronted via the xenophobic nationalists who stalked the land throughout the Howard years, many innovative Australians have rejected a love of kingdom, forgetting that there's a patriotism of the liberal left that at assorted instances has complex liberty, egalitarianism, and democratic citizenship. Tim Soutphommasane, a first-generation Australian and political thinker who has journeyed from Sydney's western suburbs to Oxford collage, re-imagines patriotism as a beneficiant sentiment of democratic renewal and nationwide belonging. In obtainable prose, he explains why our political leaders might want to draw upon the higher angels of patriotism in the event that they wish to encourage voters for nation-building, and certainly convince them to make sacrifices within the demanding instances forward. As we debate the twenty-first century demanding situations of reconciliation and a republic, citizenship and weather swap, Reclaiming Patriotism proposes a story we need to have.
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