Remember Bob Brown? Well, he’s continuing his crusade against industrial developments and the associated jobs and prosperity. Now, he’s met a sharp rebuke.
Our people have had to make a choice about allowing development on our lands. It
hasn’t been easy, but we have made a decision – a majority decision -to face up
to our own challenges, and to build a better future for our children, our
people, our culture, and our country.
Dr Brown, it is hard for us to
understand why you think it is necessary for you to speak on our behalf, about
our country, our culture, and our futures.
The only thing We need saving
from, is people who disrespect our decisions and want to see our people locked
up in a wilderness and treated as museum pieces.
[...]But what saddens my people most is your complete disregard for Aboriginal
people. I know you care about the whales and the dinosaur footprints, but what