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Here’s an idea for politicians and their staff: Stop the slogans

It’s one of the markers of our age that every government or company endeavour has to have a marketing slogan.

One piece of drivel spawned by this plague is “Staying apart keeps us together”.

  • Chris Uhlmann
  • The Age

It features prominently on a banner behind the Victorian Premier at his daily press conferences.

Yet the longer this crisis goes, the more obvious it is that the long-term effects of forcing people apart will be to entrench physical, economic, social and ideological barriers that will further ghettoise us.

Like so many things, the shattering of Australia and the world was evident before the plague came and…

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