News & Commentary Video: The Minister No Longer on confusion between people-smugglers and tourists By David Pledger | April 9, 2019 | The recently appointed Federal Minister for Empathy* speaks with The Minister No Longer about the confusion between people-smugglers and tourists. This is the third in a series of videos in the lead-up to the Federal Election 2019 conducted by the new Federal Minister for Empathy, David Pledger. Speaking with government ministers, Mr Pledger will tease out what makes the government tick by seeking to understand the role that empathy plays in the development of their political sensibilities. *The Federal Ministry for Empathy has responsibility for ensuring a nationally consistent approach to empathy, compassion and kindness and these interviews calmly interrogate that consistency in our highest office. WATCH EPISODE ONE – MEET THE FEDERAL MINISTER FOR EMPATHY WATCH EPISODE TWO – THE MINISTER FOR EMPATHY QUIZZES THE CHOSEN MINISTER ON HIS HIDDEN EMOTIONAL LIFE Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Email About the Author: David Pledger Dr David Pledger is an artist, curator, producer and activist for artists’ rights.