The real price of fear and outrage

Vanessa Stoykov,  creator,  No More Practice

To say the Royal Commission is the talk of the town is no exaggeration this week. Every cab I have climbed into has had talk-back radio blaring with people’s views on the findings, and newspaper headlines have screamed with the scandal of it all.

There is a lot of emotion around the findings (not from Hayne himself mind you, we all saw that clip of him handing the report over) that has erupted into full blown public outrage. One would have to say, that the findings have done two very important things:

  • confirmed in people’s minds that bankers and those in charge in finance are greedy and corrupt
  • created a fear of what next - will the economy collapse and what about falling house prices?

It seems as the though the findings of the Royal Commission have sparked a crisis of no confidence that has many people believe that they have been stolen from.

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