Listen now (58 mins) | Misha Saul is an investment manager by day, but by night he is also one of the more interesting participants in Australia’s economic, cultural and political debates. He has broad interests in history, culture, war, finance and business, and always gets you thinking. For example, Misha wrote an essay entitled
Great listen, thanks.
Like both of you it seems, I’m troubled by the issue of the Voice. What specifically concerns me is what seems like a tacit agreement among media, politicians and a big chunk of the community to refuse to acknowledge or discuss any downsides of what’s proposed.
As you both pointed out, Aussies are conformists at heart and it’s polite’ to go along with these things.
However, I wonder whether, in the safety and security of the ballot box, people’s genuine concerns may trump this urge to fit in? Could this be one of those Donald Trump/ Brexit things where we get a ‘no’ vote in spite of the polling?