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2020 is so challenging that Eliza is looking for advice from unconventional sources.
This week, she rewatched the adventures of Olive & Mabel the labradors. In episode 3, the dogs emerge from a fetid pond and "let the unpleasantness sink in". It seems like a good mantra for life.
Also this week, how should white people respond to the Black Lives Matter protests?
Eliza prepares to give herself a history lesson before the November election in America.
And Geraldine looks for plants which thrive in dappled light.
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Fordham’s Bryan Massingale: White Catholics need to sit with the discomfort of systemic racism https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2020/06/08/fordhams-bryan-massingale-white-catholics-need-sit-discomfort-systemic
Paul Keating’s Redfern Speech https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6dnDkvdTXA
Olive & Mabel - Letting the unpleasantness sink in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26FIEX6muAo
Michelle Grattan & Pat Turner – The Conversation https://theconversation.com/politics-with-michelle-grattan-pat-turner-on-closing-the-justice-gap-140451
Derry Girls - Netflix https://www.netflix.com/au/title/80238565
The Fire is Upon Us – Nicholas Buccola https://www.amazon.com.au/Fire-upon-Us-Baldwin-William/dp/0691181543
Robert Caro – The Years of Lyndon Johnson https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Caros-Years-Lyndon-Johnson/dp/038535147X