How Australia’s richest have profited in the pandemic with Shirley Killen

The 250 richest people in Australia increased their wealth by $93 billion during the first year of the pandemic while millions of essential workers have seen no increase in their wages. In this episode we talk to activist Shirley Killen about drastic inequality, the political failures of mainstream politics, and what socialists can learn from the drive for profits in a crisis. 

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How Australia’s richest have profited in the pandemic by Shirley Killen - https://redflag.org.au/article/how-australias-richest-have-profited-pandemic  

Why is nobody in prison over robodebt? by April Holcombe - https://redflag.org.au/node/7483 

How the rich are cashing in on pandemic pain by Tyler Ray (Nov 2020) - https://redflag.org.au/node/7470 

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Hosted by Roz Ward. Produced by Liam Ward. 

Music by Dan Kenny.

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