Under a neoliberal agenda, governments are effectively arming bullies with sticks and instructing their victims to stand still for the tormentors
  • John Falzon is CEO of the St Vincent de Paul Society of Australia
Joe Hockey, Scott Morrison and other male ministers in the House of Representatives, Australia
‘Joe Hockey was right that the criticism of inequality is political. It is. Because inequality itself is political. It is a political choice, not an economic inevitability.’ Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian