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Voice analysis

May 25, 2023 - 11:21 -- Admin

This post is rather long. If you want a point form summary, scroll down to the bottom. Secondly, this post does not represent the views of anyone else but me.

As part of his pre-election platform, the now PM promised to get an aboriginal Voice into the constitution during this parliament.

Since Albo basically controls both houses on this issue, we will almost certainly be asked to vote on his recently proposed proposed wording (emphasis added):

The bigotry we are blind to

March 31, 2023 - 18:27 -- Admin

(Cross posted from On Line Opinion)

Australians are very mindful of prejudice and discrimination in our community, and rightly so. Yet, many prejudices are so fashionable and pervasive that they go unnoticed. We are blind to some bigotries.

I am a member of an ethnic and cultural group called Whyjens. You could probably guess this from my name alone.