Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to John Anderson (former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia). John is the host of “Conversations with John Anderson” where he talks to some of the world’s foremost thought leaders. John previously interviewed Dave and Jordan Peterson while they were in Australia on the 12 Rules for Life tour. John shares his thoughts on the contemporary challenges with the current political landscape in Western societies. John believes that Douglas Murray is right about various civil rights movements correcting things that needed correcting in the west. However the great problem of victimhood politics is that he sees a new caste system developing around victimhood, intersectionality, and identity politics. He wonders why anyone whose power comes from being a victim would ever let their grievances be addressed. John also discusses how we’ve taken JFK’s “ask not what your country can do for you- ask what you can do for your country” and reversed it and created a group of people who demand that the federal government meet all of its needs. He finishes by discussing how he went from being a sixth generation farmer to entering Australian politics.
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