Political leaders must discard rusted-on ideologies and embrace compassion, Albanese says

Political leaders must discard rusted-on ideologies and embrace compassion, Albanese says

The Guardian

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Inclusive spirit shown during pandemic has dispelled ‘dangerous fantasies’ of individualism, Labor leader says

Anthony Albanese says political leaders must not “walk past those who are in need or suffering” while declaring the Covid-19 pandemic has dispelled some “dangerous fantasies” about individualism.

In a speech aiming to reach out to faith groups on Monday, the Labor leader will cite the parable of the Good Samaritan and say that “our care for others should be neither conditional nor transactional”.

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