Opinion

A racist country? Just look how we treat Israel compared to our own

Mark Kenny
Updated June 3 2024 - 7:31pm, first published June 2 2024 - 5:30am

If Australia's political class directed a tenth of the sensitivity reserved for Israel towards First Nations Peoples, then the Voice would have coasted home on strong backing from across parliament and media.

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Mark Kenny

Mark Kenny

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Mark Kenny is The Canberra Times' political analyst and a professor at the ANU's Australian Studies Institute. He hosts the Democracy Sausage podcast. He writes a column every Sunday.