By Daley & Riley
Australia has signed a wonderful trade agreement with China. It will "open up billions of dollars in new markets for Australian exporters."
Except that increasingly, the assets producing these exports will be owned by the country they're going to. Oz is going the same way as the UK: quisling politicians and businessmen are selling off not just the family silver but, bit by bit, the estate itself.
Veteran comedians Clarke and Dawe are not fooled. That doesn't help
farmlandgrab.org tells us how mighty concerns are buying up the world's agricultural resources, while internet wits comment daily, wryly and helplessly, like birds in a cage on the back of a cart. If you're lucky, you can make a living out of protest, that's all.
Businessmen, they drink my wine
plowmen dig my earth
None of them along the line
know what any of it is worth
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