18 months into the pandemic & significant numbers of Australians are struggling

Ebony Bennett, Peter Lewis & Katharine Murphy

Kabul has fallen to the Taliban and there are desperate scenes at the airport as thousands of people try to flee Afghanistan. Australia’s longest war represents both military and moral failure, and Australia’s failure to rescue key personnel who helped our forces and projects on the ground is egregious.

But will the triumph of the Taliban receive the attention it deserves as Australia faces its ‘third wave’ of the virus?

To discuss all this and more, join:

  • Katharine Murphy, Political Editor at Guardian Australia
  • Peter Lewis, Executive Director at Essential Media
  • Ebony Bennett, deputy director at the Australia Institute

Read Through rolling lockdowns, Australians are keeping calm and carrying on – even as we lose hope in our leaders by Peter Lewis

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