Welcome to Australia, where government cruelty is by design

Ebony Bennett
May 25 2024 - 5:30am

The gap between rich and poor is growing in Australia. The good news is we can fix it, and we should; inequality not only harms economic growth, it weakens our democracy. As economic inequality increases, trust in politics decreases.

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Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Canberra Times columnist

Ebony Bennett is deputy director for The Australia Institute and a former Greens media advisor and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.