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Diversity, inclusion & the death of competency

Supreme Court says there’s no place for race privilege

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

Just as the race rights push reaches its zenith in Australia, with the Voice campaign, so it is ebbing in the US, where it launched in 1978 with a Supreme Court decision, and where a June 2023 Supreme Court decision is waving it goodbye. This decision feels historic, symbolic. Australia is sometimes advantaged by being on the edge of empire, and a late adopter of trends – this is one of those times.

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