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We need to talk about race

May 26th, 2015

Episode 162 of 456 episodes

Currently we see two movements clashing in Australia: One wants to ‘reclaim Australia’ and is often directed against Islam. The other one protests against racism of any kind. Emotions are running high, beliefs are strong. Talking about race can be difficult. And that’s why Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane thinks we need to be doing it more.

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