A wonderful argument from Eureka Street commenting on the nature of the current state of our political, economic amd social institutions, and the leadership thereof. It is an article well worth reading and pondering.
The thrust of the commentary can perhaps best be summed up with this quote:
Whenever institutional interests are put ahead of the legitimate concerns of others, including the poor and marginalised, there develops a trust deficit. This deficit is gripping institutions here and overseas. Its impact is deep and destructive.