Labor senator Sam Dastyari claims 10 companies have taken control of Australian politics

Labor senator Sam Dastyari has warned there is something “fundamentally wrong and rotten” with Australia’s entire political system, claiming there are 10 huge companies with so much power and influence they have killed proper democratic process at the federal level in this country.In a firebrand speech in Canberra this week, delivered with the enthusiasm of someone with their eye on the party leadership, Mr Dastyari told a Politics in the Pub audience that he thought he understood power before coming to Canberra as a senator.But his time in Parliament House has opened his eyes to the realities of the political-business nexus in Australia in a way he could not have anticipated.

Source: Labor senator Sam Dastyari claims 10 companies have taken control of Australian politics

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