Political Archives - David Werdiger
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Political Archives - David Werdiger

The Disunited States of Australia

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“I am, you are, we are Australian”, wrote The Seekers in a beautiful expression of national identity that spans our very diverse origins. While through COVID-10 we ought to feel especially blessed to live on this remote, island nation, the experience has highlighted the structural essence of our nation like nothing else could. As most Australians know, our country is a federation of states that were originally separate self-governing colonies, and chose to come together…

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Dan Andrews Has Lost Our Trust

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Why is this state different from all other states? There are no simple answers. We are still in the “fog of war” (albeit slightly less foggy than a few months ago), and we won’t get to the bottom of this for a while yet. We don’t know if the second wave has peaked. We don’t know if there won’t be further waves (here or in other states). The judicial inquiry is barely getting started. We…

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How not to treat an ally

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Writing for Times of Israel, David discusses how USA’s presidents take riskier actions in their last couple of months in the office of their second terms. He puts this in terms of Obama and Kerry’s abstaining to vote in the UN on the Israel issue after not treating their allies right. They had tried to be on the winning side of battles in this conflicted area. He perceives this through the lens of True Goodness…

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Trump and Kübler-Ross

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Ever since Donald Trump got elected in 2016, he’s been in the global new quite regularly. David discusses Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s five stage frame work to understand and perceive the left’s grief and angst in this result. This article was published in the Times of Israel and notes both the grief of the left and how Trump had aggravated it.

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