UTOPIA

Starvation in Australia: Utopia's dirty secret

"There's asbestos in many Aboriginal homes, and when somebody gets a fibre of asbestos in their lungs and develops mesothelioma, [the government] doesn't care. When the kids have chronic infections and end up adding to these incredible statistics of indigenous people dying of renal disease, and vulnerable to world record rates of rheumatic heart disease, nothing is done. I ask myself: why not?"

In this latest report on the vast Indigenous region in Australia known as Utopia, John Pilger reveals a dirty secret.

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