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May 29, 2017

Why is John Safran partying with the far right?

How do you explain the far right? We ask John Safran, who has just spent a lot of time lurking on the fringes.

Charlie Lewis — Journalist

Charlie Lewis

Journalist

John Safran New Book

Credit Penguin Random House

The blurb of his latest book, Depends what you mean by Extremist -- subtitled "going rogue with Australian deplorables" --  describes John Safran's unique talent for "turning up where [he's] not wanted". But Safran does not relish the awkward and uncomfortable.

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3 thoughts on “Why is John Safran partying with the far right?

  1. zut alors

    Safran’s curiosity always proves interesting & informative for his audience. He’s created a niche for reportage which no-one else can perform as effectively.

  2. Dog's Breakfast

    “And when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.”

  3. AR

    Safran makes HST look like a wimp – he walks places I wouldn’t go in a tank.
    Well done, you’re a better man than I am, Gunga John.

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