Amidst prosperity, the poverty of public debate

Gough, Austin
September 1993
IPA Review;1993, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p44
Explains in some ways how the fruits of progress exceeded the expectations of Australians in the immediate post war period. How the quality of public life has been eroded by the tyranny of political correctness; How television trivialised politics; How distrust of free discussion became one of the main legacies of the 1960s.


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