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Lifting the lid

The Economist gets its Voice story wrong

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

Banyan is a nom de plume of the Economist’s senior Asia correspondent. His career has included postings in London, Beijing, Hong Kong, Washington, Tokyo and Singapore. Alas, not Sydney. So, who better to pen a thoughtful and balanced article to inform British readers about the most contentious public affairs issue in Australia today – the Indigenous Voice? Well, almost anyone, as it turns out, judging by his offering of 29 June in the Asian section of the print magazine entitled ‘Finding a Voice’.

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Peter O’Brien is the author of ‘The Indigenous Voice to Parliament? The No Case’.

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