How is Scott Morrison exploiting political polarization?

The teal independents are riding the wave of polarization that is sweeping the Western world. But they are not the only ones …

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Welcome to by Crikey election casta new podcast that offers an independent and honest look at politics and politics ahead of the 2022 federal elections. Every day by Crikey Reporters will give you a direct look at what Australian politicians are doing to get your votes.

Polarization is spreading across the Western world, fueled by growing inequality, globalization, the loss of privilege of heterosexual white males, media fragmentation, and the rise of far-right undemocratic media. In today’s episode of election cast, political editor Bernard Keane explains to associate editor Amber Schultz how Scott Morrison has taken advantage of this polarization in the past, but now runs the risk of it exploding in his face.

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