How does poverty remain entrenched while wealth bounds on? The answer isn’t only about economics, but also about culture
Australia is now the wealthiest country in the world and yet our poverty rates have remained persistently high over decades of economic growth.
Why does poverty remain entrenched while overall wealth bounds on? How is it that this is tolerated, let alone reinforced, by government policies? The answer isn’t just about economics, it’s also about culture. There are dark forces at play that allow the experience of poverty to persist despite being surrounded by wealth.