Like him or hate him, John Howard was a brave leader and it is exactly bravery the Australian politicians of today lack. Instead of facing problems and attempting to find solutions – Australian politicians are paralyzed in the face of the issues that face them.
In October 2014, I was in the audience of the current affairs tv programm, Q&A, on Australia’s ABC tv channel. I asked a question about racism in Australia. The answer from Matt Colwell – better known as rapper 360 – went viral world-wide.
The recent terrorist attacks in Sydney and Paris bring the much discussed topic of terrorist radicalization back to the foreground. What are the common misconceptions, who becomes radicalized and how can we tell?