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For Lovers Of Irony: Kevin Rudd Missed Out On Top UN Post To A Former High Commissioner For Refugees

The man set to take the top job at the United Nations has been one of the most prominent critics of Australia’s anti-boat obsession, writes Max Chalmers. If there’s one thing to take from the rise of António Guterres, it’s just how small Australia shrinks when confronted by a global crisis. Guterres, a former Prime [...] The post For Lovers Of Irony: Kevin Rudd Missed Out On Top UN Post To A Former High Commissioner For Refugees appeared first on New Matilda.
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