Remember, economic debates should still be democratic.

Dr Richard Denniss, Chief Economist of The Australia Institute, joins JOY radio to discuss: What happens if… we rebuild the economy?

“For years we’ve been told these are economic questions — but my argument is they’re not economic questions at all, they’re entirely democratic questions.

“I think Australia has great democratic structures in place but we don’t teach kids at school about it, our media doesn’t teach us about anything, it just makes us angry about things, and it means we can’t really engage effectively in our democracy — because we don’t really understand the rules.

an independent think-tank based in Canberra > australia.org.au

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