Australia Weighing Independence From Britain

An Australian lobby group will revisit a 1999 initiative to remove the country from British rule and become the Republic of Australia, though it is unclear whether voters will ultimately vote in favor of independence. What do you think?


“The Empire must crush this before things get out of hand.”

Nancy Ruehl • Systems Analyst

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“It’s news like this that makes me proud to live in a country that favors modern oligarchy.”

Jeff Darren • Microphone Tester

“I wouldn’t want to be the one who breaks ​this news to Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.”

Rupert Smythe • Clock Setter

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