[Marxism] Re: Aussie left nationalism

Gary MacLennan g.maclennan at qut.edu.au
Mon Nov 24 01:18:04 MST 2003


Tom wrote:

>  But the greater danger recently has been spending too much time
>watching rugby matches, where there is nothing left about the nationalism
>at all. Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oink Oink Oink. Thank God the Poms won.


For American listers, "Poms" is Australian slang for English.  Having said 
that - How could you Tom?  Of course there would have been an orgy of 
Australian nationalism, but **English** nationalism has just received its 
biggest boost since 1966 when they won the soccer World cup.

wr

Gary






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