"For decades upon decades upon decades upon decades, indigenous Australians lived in a land, their land, where in the eyes of the law they were literally classed as animals. And I know that goes some way to explaining why calling someone an ape is more than just a bit of juvenile name calling". Charlie Pickering.
Charlie Pickering: "I know nothing about racism in Australia."
Waleed Aly's articulate analysis of the political situation within the Labor party as of June 2013. Thank you Mr Aly, you say what I wish I could; just end up frustrated and descending into swear words and rude hand gestures.
Charlie Pickering: I know nothing about racism in Australia
As in the British slave colonies of North America and the Caribbean, where the principle of partus sequitur ventrem was adopted from 1662, children's status was determined by that of their mothers; if born to Aboriginal mothers, children were considered Aboriginal, regardless of their paternity.
Speech on racism in Australia hailed as 'Martin Luther King moment'