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Want cultural change in politics? Rescue politics from the political class

25 February 2021

4:00 AM

25 February 2021

4:00 AM

The entrenchment of the political class in parliaments across the nation is a rising issue in Australian politics. 

It is a problem which has plagued the political landscape in the United States with recently elected US President Joe Biden returning Washington to the political class by appointing a wave of long-time Democrat functionaries, political staffers and lobbyists to key positions in his administration.  

The Biden administration loves to talk about diversity, and what could be more diverse than a 78-year-old white man who has spent 47 years as a career politician?  

Politics in the United States is being returned to the swamp, and Australia needs to be very careful not to repeat those mistakes by bricking in a political elite of our own 

The political class has been growing in this country in the past...

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