australian bananas..

not many people outside of australia heard of the great unaustralian cyclone banana disaster of the early 2000′s..
in the months that followed the cyclone the scarcity of australian bananas saw protests and then riots breaking out in centres across the sunburnt country. the howard government seeing a national crisis on their hands began importing bananas but it was too late – locals took this as an insult on their nationalism and started looting and setting fire to the fruit shops selling the “scab” bananas..

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