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Don’t Waste A Crisis With Waste

Rahm Emanuel’s GFC quip about not wasting a crisis is resonating in the pandemic debate.

Now  as a news commentator, Emanuel has repeated his advice with regard to the coronavirus crisis. And lots of people want to take it. Here in Australia, there are renewed calls for a universal basic income, which would give everyone regular cash subsidies, whether they have jobs or not. Others are calling for a freeze on all residential and commercial rents.

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