$42 billion to stimulate profits

Matthews, Graham
February 2009
Green Left Weekly;2/11/2009, Issue 782, p10
In this article, the author discusses the second economic stimulus package worth 42 billion dollars launched by the federal government of Australia which will cater on providing special grants for individuals, businesses and schools. He explores the benefits that the packages can offer to private schools as well as its failure to address unemployment issues. He also relates the perspective of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on the impact of the global financial crisis on neoliberalism.


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