‘Extremely dangerous’: Did Dutton’s question go too far?
Social harmony in Australia is under threat. The war in Gaza is prompting concerns about rising anti-Semitism and Islamophobia locally, and these deeply felt and wounding subjects are being hotly debated in our parliament.
This week, Anthony Albanese and Peter Dutton clashed in one of the most fiery parliamentary confrontations since they assumed the roles of prime minister and opposition leader, respectively.
Are our politicians equipped to moderate this divisive debate? Or are they doing more harm than good?
Today, columnist for The Saturday Paper Paul Bongiorno, on why rhetoric in parliament has been labelled ‘extremely dangerous’.
Guest: Columnist for The Saturday Paper, Paul Bongiorno.
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