Who Is We? - Julie Macken

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After a year like no other, politicians keep pointing to an ambiguous 'we'. Who exactly is this 'we', asks Julie Macken. Used like a dog whistle, the 'we' seems to shift depending on what is there to take credit for, and what is there to be ashamed of. As Luke Pearson of Indigenous X alluded to recently, this 'we' seems to want Olympic Gold but is not the same we that commits war crimes.

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