Economics, business & marketing
Working with Words: Rory Green
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Working with Words: Kimberley Starr
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Working with Words: Anne Buist
We spoke with writer and psychiatrist Anne Buist about her teenage first drafts, other creative outlets and how her work in the field of medicine influences her writing.
Working with Words: Laura McPhee-Browne
We spoke with writer and social worker Laura McPhee-Browne about naming her characters after gemstones, writing mascots and Wile E. Coyote's court documents.
Working with Words: Ennis Cehic
We spoke with The Next Chapter recipient and New Metonyms author Ennis Cehic about working in advertising, dressing up for writing and the power of The Doors.
The Fifth Estate
State of Emergence
Sally Warhaft, left, and George Megalogenis
There is little doubt now that the COVID-19 coronavirus will drastically alter our lives, communities and societies for some time to come. Amid confusing, contradictory or misleading information about how we should respond – and how we should protect ourselves and each other – the pandemic has already tested our social fabric. How the crisis will affect our healthcare, economic and political systems is yet to be understood, but we appear to be approaching a major reckoning.
‘The funny thing about this is it’s Spanish Flu, the Great Depression and the Second World War all wrapped into one.’
So, how can we make sense of it all? What kinds of measured, long-term perspectives can we bring to the constant, rapidly-shifting flow of news updates and band-aid measures?
In a special live-streamed edition of The Fifth Estate, journalist George Megalogenis joins host Sally Warhaft for a careful analysis of our precarious present and the future that may follow. Drawing on lessons from the past – including the 2008 Global Financial Crisis, post-World War II unemployment and more – they consider what the compounding challenges of the coronavirus will mean for our national character, for different workers and citizens, and for our political era. How will we be changed?
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