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Big Tech’s unabated ‘arms race’ for attention is damaging our politics

By Mark Ouliaris (Policy Associate)

Why, on the eve of a federal election, does the passing of major, ambitious, and bipartisan reform seem an insurmountable challenge, regardless of who wins? It is not as if the Australian political system is structurally deficient to the point that it cannot be done—the same political system managed major reforms in the 1980s and early 1990s. And we have no shortage of problem areas today—from housing affordability to tax policy to anti-corruption—where big change would be welcomed.

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