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Being Penny Wong

Under Labor, DFAT gets even dafter

21 May 2022

9:00 AM

21 May 2022

9:00 AM

The march of post-modern irrationalism through our democratic institutions continues unabated. The latest example of how the extraordinary achievements of the Enlightenment – in other words, the twin pillars of science and reason, and their corollaries justice and material progress – are being undermined, is Australia’s shadow minister for foreign affairs, Penny Wong, stating that ‘Labor will deliver a First Nations foreign policy that weaves the voices and practices of the world’s oldest continuing culture into the way we talk to the world and in the work of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’.

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