Over on the New England Australia blog I have been running a series on why I remain a supporter of self-government for New England.
The series is made up of short posts, examples of the way the current system discriminates against New England. You will find the series here.
In considering the series, remember that as a separate state New England would be in population and economic terms a significant part of the Federation.
I know of no way to break through the mind blocks created by our current system. All I can do is eat away at the edges.