We’re only seven days in but the incredible amount of talent that exists in the Deadly Bloggers network gives me the feeling that this month may be only slightly peppered with Eb blogs and will become one big repost of opinion features.
Oh well. What are unicorn blogs for if you can’t make your own magic right?!
Today I managed to catch up on Nathan Leitch’s entry. He wrote so eloquently about…
Prior to his landslide win in 2013 when Tony Abbott became Australia’s new Prime Minister, Abbott told a captive audience at the Garma festival that it was his hope to become the Prime Minister for Aboriginal Affairs.
He passionately spoke of his desire to close the gap of Indigenous disadvantage and of his plans to amend the Constitution to recognise Aboriginal people as the first Australians.
Somehow, Scott Dooley manages to always say the right things. The importance placed on sport, as compared to human rights, is staggering. Not surprising, but very fucking staggering. There’s a huge conversation that needs to take place, without personal bias. I’m unsure if we, as a Nation, are equipped yet to have this conversation (not argument, debate, or fight… CONVERSATION).