Swastika Australis

Sends a shiver down my spine, every time I see what is effectively half of the Australian flag, emblazoned on flesh in sub-dermal ink, or plastered on the rear window of a car or ute.  Have we forgotten the Cronulla riots already?  Or are we actually celebrating Australia’s confirmed bedrock of racism when we let the world know that we are ‘proud Aussies’? Along with bumper stickers declaring “Fuck off, We’re Full”, “I Grew Here, You Flew Here”, or “If You Don’t Like It, Go Back Where You Came From”, the Southern Cross symbol is now informing us all that the limb/torso … Continue reading Swastika Australis