Opinion

Big business shapes our political landscape

By Zoë Wundenberg
January 24 2022 - 6:25pm
Trickle-down economics works, right? So we'll be fine, right? Picture: Shutterstock

It can be hard to feel like there is any point to fighting "the good fight" in this country when so many of our politicians don't even seem bothered to hide their affiliations to special interest groups. In his film, Man of the Year, Robin Williams famously suggested that politicians should wear sponsorship badges advertising their affiliations on their suits like NASCAR drivers. I rather think his character was onto something.

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