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Silencing the lambs: Asylum seekers are a metaphor for our times

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On Line Opinion have just published my latest piece on asylum seekers, for which I am very grateful. The photo here sums up my belief in what Australians are capable of. If this many can gather behind a banner in a tiny village in the middle of a wilderness, then we can only imagine the swell of people standing up, standing for, standing behind this one banner, a banner that represents solidarity with those at the pinnacle of all that is wrong with the world today – asylum seekers.

Here’s the article. Please share far and wide –
Silencing the lambs: Asylum seekers are a metaphor for our times

Isobel’s first novel Asylum is available in paperback at Odyssey Books, Angus and Robertson, Amazon and the Book Depository. Ebook available through all major outlets.


antony loewenstein, asylum, asylum seekers, Australian media, boat people, globalisation, illegals, neoliberalism, profits of doom, refugees, Tony Abbott

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