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Today's polarisation has gone well beyond a healthy difference of opinion

John Warhurst
By John Warhurst
Updated February 23 2022 - 9:57am, first published 6:25pm
Vaccination, in particular, has proven to be a political flashpoint. Picture: Shutterstock

We are a deeply divided society. Polarisation, accompanied by confusion and disorganisation, is now the distinguishing feature of politics both inside and outside Parliament. The current sharp divisions have been building for some time.

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John Warhurst

John Warhurst

Canberra Times columnist

John Warhurst is an emeritus professor of political science at the Australian National University and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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