Key’s support for Howard’s ICC Presidency bid ignores history

John Key has gone in to bat for former Australian Prime Minister John Howard’s nomination as International Cricket Council (ICC) Vice-President. But Howard’s record in Australian domestic and foreign policy is one of pandering to, rather than combating, racism – an issue which is bound to be very sensitive in most of the ICC Test-playing nations which have themselves experienced racist colonial rule in the not so distant past.

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