Opinion

What should we keep from the old economy, and what should we build anew?

Ebony Bennett
By Ebony Bennett
Updated July 1 2021 - 3:41pm, first published April 17 2020 - 6:30pm
Should neoliberalism, unceremoniously abandoned at the first sign of trouble, really be the guiding principle behind the economy we create after COVID-19? Picture: Shutterstock

There is hope in sight for the COVID-19 crisis. Australia's curve appears to be flattening, and the numbers are looking so promising that the Prime Minister is talking about what needs to happen for restrictions to be eased - though the current rules will stay in place (like all of us) for the next four weeks at least.

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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.

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