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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Richard Denniss is chief economist at the Australia Institute. He writes for the Monthly, the Canberra Times and the Australian Financial Review. His books include Curing Affluenza, Econobabble and (as co-author) Affluenza.

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Australians once prided themselves on the unique place of mateship in our culture. It was, we were told, sticking by your mates that helped previous generations survive the horrors of Gallipoli and the Thai–Burma railway. This was the Anzac spirit.
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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

a thought-provoking call to arms 

A very readable dismantling of neoliberalism that could be a starting point for the national debate we need to have

The Sydney Morning Herald

cheeky funeral oration for the neoliberal settlement

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