Simon Springer

Simon Springer

Simon Springer is Professor of Human Geography, Head of Discipline for Geography and Environmental Studies, and Director of the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Email: simon.springer@newcastle.edu.au

Articles by this author

Empty toilet paper shelves in an Australian supermarket after panic buying due to the Coronavirus Views
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Toilet Paper Wars and the Shithouse of Capitalism
The run on toilet paper has brought the failings of capitalism front and center to the bathroom of every house across Australia, a trend that has now spread to other countries. We are witnessing, in real-time and with stunning consequence, the stone-cold fact that markets are an ineffective...
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