Thanks to max in the Belt and Road comments, talk about Greg Sheridan being ahead of the curve.
Occasionally I get to meet a 20something girl who is completing some kind of social studies course at the Uni of NSW. From time to time there are red flags, like “I would probably vote Labor but our local Liberal is such a good man I can vote for him”. That is Trent Zimmerman.
And in reply to a suggestion that we don’t need to reduce our emissions if nobody else is doing it “But that is so individualistic”.
And some inane comments on generational disadvantage in the indigenes.
It occurred that she is a product of a system that could produce the leadership of the Red Guards in the Chinese Cultural Revolution. That is something that I know about because my house-mate is just completing a memoire of her eight years in the country after her father went into confinement for 10 years without communication and the guards beat the Principal of the school to death with belt buckles. Etc.