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President Trump and American greatness

America is a great country, but that has nothing to do with President Trump Donald Trump’s signature commitment to Make America Great Again continues to resonate, here as well as in the US. Which raises this question: if America is … Continue reading

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Confronting a shameful past

Our inability to come to terms with some dark events in the history of European settlement diminishes us as a nation, and we need to deal with it. Two months ago a memorial dedicated to victims of white supremacy opened in … Continue reading

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John Glover’s Patterdale: a love story

In 1831 a prominent English landscape artist took the extraordinary step, aged 63, of leaving his native land to live in Tasmania. He celebrated his new home in some memorable canvases, and today that home is being lovingly restored. From the colonial … Continue reading

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