Mary Riddell

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Often, as she travels from one foreign destination to the next, Julia Gillard is accosted by a stranger. The faces and location vary, but the message to Australia’s first female prime minister is always the same. “It still amazes me that I’ll be at an international airport and someone – usually a woman – will come up to me and say: ‘Great speech.’ ”

The address to which they allude ranks among the most famous political oratories of all time. Miss Gillard’s invitation to her chief opponent to look in a mirror – “If he wants to see what misogyny looks like in modern Australia” – has had more than 2.5 million You Tube hits, attracted the notice of Barack Obama and prompted the revision of the dictionary definition of “misogyny”.…  Seguir leyendo »