Lowering the Jubilee standard
- The Australian flag is not for bigots but for the big-hearted. Cook, Patrick // Bulletin with Newsweek;1/30/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6554, p8
The article reports that the Big Day Out (BDO) concert is banning the Australian Flag. There are some partisans who have employed the flags during the Cronulla riot. The flag is not needed at the BDO because partisans would require banners because there are customary hundreds of flags, bandanas...
- Getting to Know the People. Heinrichs, Ann // Massachusetts;2003, p30
The article presents information on Massachusetts. The largest city is Boston, the state capital. Next in size are Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Many festivals honor the history of Massachusetts. For example, Patriots' Day which is celebrated in April, is a state holiday that celebrates the...
- A patriotic Left? Fonte, John // Commentary;Sep98, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p44
Focuses on patriotism in the United States. Reference to the book `Achieving Our Country,' by Richard Rorty; Comments about multicultural education; Reference to a study conducted in the early 1900s in San Diego, California, which focused on the views of 5,000 students on patriotism.
- Who's the most patriotic of all? Goode, Stephen // Insight on the News;07/27/98, Vol. 14 Issue 27, p4
Presents the results of a survey which indicates that Americans are more patriotic than any other persons in the world. Details on the most patriotic nations; Nations which have the least amount of patriotism; Number of persons surveyed; Comments from Tom W. Smith, director of the University of...
- Picture This, America! // Jack & Jill;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p24
A quiz concerning U.S. patriotism is presented.
- Of Paul Revere's ride and green peas. Gould, John // Christian Science Monitor;4/14/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 100, p23
Comments on patriotism in the United States, and the decline of patriotism as exhibited by the delayed television coverage of the Boston Marathon on Patriot's Day in April 1999.
- Australia: The land. Ludbrook, Jo // Viewpoints;Aug95, Issue 2, p2
Presents author's views on aspects of Australian life and culture. Australians' attitudes and approach towards the land; Early feelings toward the land; Settlers' difficulty with the isolation and vastness of the country in comparison to European countries; Mastery and domestication of the...
- America: A patriot nation. Harness, Francis W. // Vital Speeches of the Day;04/15/97, Vol. 63 Issue 13, p414
Presents speech by Rear Admiral, Commander of the Naval Surface Reserve Force, given before the Exchange Club of Aledo in Illinois last November 9, 1996, dealing with the issue of American patriotism. Roles of veterans in shaping patriotism; Patriotism in the US Navy.
- The old lie. // New Statesman & Society;7/12/91, Vol. 4 Issue 159, p22
Presents a selection of comments made by various people which appeared in the `Nation' magazine pertaining to their views of patriotism. Includes the words of: Edward W. Said, Jesse L. Jackson, Paul Krassner, Tom Hayden, Gore Vidal, Naomi Weinstein, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, and others.