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The Market is a Wind-Up Toy

Follow Arvid Flatpack on a journey into the darkest recesses of the free market.

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The Market is a Wind-Up Toy

Date: 9 Apr 2019

The market has collapsed, leading economists are jumping out of skyscraper windows, the golden bull has been put down.

It’s up to Arvid Flatpack has to fix it.

Watch him journey down to the darkest recesses of hell to recurrent the only system that works – the free market.

Born out of the wintry depths of a suburban backyard shed, contemporary Melbourne theatre group The Bloomshed bring their latest work to the Old 505 for a second time.

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