The lucky country? – Pearls and Irritations

Large group of people forming Australia map and national flag in social media and communication

Australia is the spoilt offspring of an ultra-rich empire who gained wealth through exploitative, brutal means.

Just as the United States perpetuates its own destructive national myths, of exceptionalism and manifest destiny, Australia has its own. “The lucky country,”

Australians repeat to themselves. This book-title-turned-national-narrative is just as worthy of examination.

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