Dead Right – How Neoliberalism Ate Itself And What Comes Next

featuring Ebony Bennett and Richard Denniss

Why, after 27 years of economic growth and a mining boom, how can Australia be too broke to afford high quality rape crisis services, or to increase Newstart above the poverty line?

Today you’ll hear the Australia Institute’s Chief Economist Richard Denniss at the official launch of his June Quarterly Essay – Dead Right: how neoliberalism ate itself and what comes next.

And a language warning – Richard drops the f-bomb about halfway through.

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Host: Deputy Director Ebony Bennett @ebony_bennett

Guest: Richard Denniss, Chief Economist at The Australia Institute @RDNS_TAI 

Producer: Jennifer Macey  @jennifermacey // Extra production work: Sam Armes // Title Track: Jonathan McFeat

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