This weeks links (2011-02-14)

* Deep divisions simmer in our cultural melting pot (2011-Feb-18) [ABC : The Drum]
… He pointed to a speech by former prime minister Paul Keating who said “the first loyalty of all Australians must be to Australia, that they must accept the basic principles of Australian society. These include the Constitution and the rule of law, parliamentary democracy, freedom of speech and religion, English as a national language, equality of the sexes and tolerance”.
I’m sure that Mr Bowen would disagree, but, in practise, that was not the way multiculturalism was packaged here in the 1980s and 1990s. Then suggesting that there was any such thing as “Australian values” was an invitation to be abused by the multicultural industry. I know because I did and I was. …

* Four Corners WikiLeaks Interviews [ABC: 4Corners]
These eight interviews were recorded as part of the Four Corners documentary, The Forgotten Man, first broadcast by the ABC on 14th February 2011. #WikiLeaks

* Felicia Day breathes fire into ‘Dragon Age’ series (2011-Feb-15) [USA Today]
Already well-known to video-game fans as the creator of Web comedy series The Guild about online game players, the actress has written and stars in a new Web series, Dragon Age: Redemption, based in the world of BioWare’s role-playing Dragon Age game franchise. #DragonAge


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