Most Australians are pretty sympathetic to the whole protesting thing. After all, we’re a functioning democracy with largely robust protections for free speech and political expression, a situation that requires some base level of tolerance for activism no matter how irritating it may be. Besides, it can be fun in a morbid kind of way to poke a stick into the eye of the system and notice how fragile it really is – the climate strike kids had a great afternoon blocking major intersections all over the country a few weeks ago, yelling slogans and waving handmade posters mocking Scott...
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