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Money makes the world go round, but does it make us happy?

Money is one of the most fraught subjects; it raises powerful emotions in all of us. Too much money often corrupts people – too little can make people feel desperate.

Growing up in rural Queensland, journalist Rick Morton has known poverty from the inside. Now he isn’t poor, but his spending habits and attitude to money are still informed by growing up without it. In On Money, Morton examines the meaning of money and exposes the lie behind the government’s mantra: have a go, get a go.

Reviews

Pithy and emotionally raw, this essay throws down the gauntlet to our politicians and powerbrokers.
Sydney Morning Herald
Pithy and emotionally raw, this essay throws down the gauntlet to our politicians and powerbrokers.
Sydney Morning Herald