Episode 160 – Aboriginal Culture Must Take Some Blame
We gird our loins and question high rates of sexual harassment in Universities and then put on our asbestos suits and argue that Aboriginal culture must take some blame for the sorry state of Aboriginal people.
1:02 Sexual assault in our Universities. A tale of two stories depending on which newspaper you read.
La Trobe University lifts a ban on Bettina Arndt talk at student Liberal Club event
17:51 Universal Basic Income
21:02 First Nations Stuff
Richard Flanagan – “The Uluru statement was modest in its proposals but it demands a radical recognition of who we are. We are not a nation, we are state divided by race and a refusal to acknowledge history.Race, of course, is not a personal or scientific distinction; it is a political distinction. Race, with its ideas of Indigenous Australia as a problem, can only be maintained through power, and it can only be undone and unmade by power.”
According to the Uluru Statement, all Aboriginal people are spiritual? What if they are not?
Capitalism didn’t save the world. It couldn’t even save America.