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Class A asset stripping of the Powerhouse Museum

by Kylie Winkworth One day, economic historians will document the “vampire squid” epoch in NSW history, the colourful term coined to describe the influence of Goldman Sachs relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money. In NSW, the vampire squids have their blood funnel into public assets. Under the O’Farrell, Baird and […]

SOS for Powerhouse’s Collection

By Kylie Winkworth If the Powerhouse collection had a voice it would be sending out SOS distress signals. One of Australia’s most significant museum collections, including treasures of international significance, is under existential threat. The recent news of a flood in the textile store is just the latest assault on the collection. It might not sound […]