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Fatima Payman saga shows the danger of identity politics

6 July 2024

4:40 PM

6 July 2024

4:40 PM

With the long-predicted departure of Senator Fatima Payman from the Labor Party, the whole saga is a timely reminder of the dangers of identity politics.

Despite being welcomed to Australia as a refugee from the Taliban, she hasn’t made a name for herself through her ideas for improving this nation nor even for her dedication to her native Afghanistan.

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