Inside Australia’s military fetish
While Australians grapple with shocking allegations of war crimes levelled against our armed forces, the federal government is moving ahead with a $500 million redevelopment of the Australian War Memorial. Today, Mark McKenna, on what our preoccupation with war tells us about who we are.
Further listening: Brendan Nelson’s gravy sandwich
Guest: Historian and writer for The Monthly Mark McKenna.
Background reading: Australia’s haunted house in The Monthly
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