Former Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s actions to secretly make himself minister of five government departments cannot be interpreted through the lens of his prime ministership or Australian politics alone. It must be seen against the backdrop of the building global economic and financial breakdown. Was Morrison preparing for that superseding reality with mechanisms of control for an extended period of crisis and social chaos? ...
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Including these past AAS articles:
- Governing by decree
- Senate inquiries demand legislative accountability
- The dictatorial powers of the Queen—and her Governor-General
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