[Marxism] John Pilger: Mandela's gone, but apartheid lives in Australia
stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Wed Dec 25 22:11:35 MST 2013
In the town of Wilcannia, New South Wales, the life expectancy of
Aborigines is 37 -- lower than the Central African Republic, perhaps the
poorest country on earth, currently racked by civil war.
Wilcannia's other distinction is that the Cuban government runs a literacy
programme there, teaching young Aboriginal children to read and write. This
is what the Cubans are famous for -- in the world's poorest countries.
Australia is one of the world's richest countries.
“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
“The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker
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