Rafe’s Roundup Jan 4 2019

A New Year message to our partners, the liberal/conservative groups around the nation. Tell your members about Catallaxy unless you can recommend a better place to go for a briefing on issues of concern and the periodic Roundup Portal to Partners.

Feature. Alan Moran’s review of climate-related matters.

Literary. Legendary publisher Richard Walsh on satire with special reference to the novel 2028 by Ken Saunders. Has anyone read this or seen a review of it?

Warning. Stephen Hicks, philosopher and cultural historian is coming to town this year. One of his special interests is entrepreneurship. See the link in the For Nerds section below.

The Portal.

Our partners in no particular order. Australian Institute for Progress, The Institute of Public Affairs IPA, the Centre for Independent Studies CIS, The Sydney Institute, Mannkal Economic Education Foundation, Quadrant On Line, The Australian Taxpayers Alliance, Tim Blair, Andrew Norton, the classical liberal in Carlton, Rite-ON admirable Queensland activists!, The Menzies Research Centre, Jim Rose Utopia You Are Standing in It. LibertyWorks. On Line Opinion.
Still building and looking at more specialised sites.

Overseas. Spiked, Cato Institute, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Dan Mitchell, The Last Refuge.

Climate. Viv Forbes Carbon Sense, Watts Up With That?, Jo Nova, The Global Warming Policy Forum, Global Coal Plant Tracker, Tony From Oz,

Education and Culture. Heterodox Academy. Accuracy in Academia, Intellectual Takeout, Institute for Humane Studies.

For Nerds. Rafe’s Rathouse, Stephen Hicks, libertarian philosopher, Critical Rationalist Blog, My bookstore.

Looking for a book? Try here!

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2 Responses to Rafe’s Roundup Jan 4 2019

  1. Elle

    Thank you, Rafe. Excellent!
    I’m not a nerd, but I have always appreciated nerds and their big beautiful brains.
    😍🤓

  2. stackja

    Literary. Legendary publisher Richard Walsh on satire with special reference to the novel 2028 by Ken Saunders. Has anyone read this or seen a review of it?

    Google search

    Review: 2028 by Ken Saunders
    gives us a glimpse of the future of politics – and it’s ridiculously funny. BOOKS SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 When Australian Prime Minister Adrian Fitzwilliams decides to throw a snap election he feels secure that another Liberal victory is a done deal.

    2028 by Ken Saunders
    SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 / IANLIPKE

    Reviewed by Rod McLary

    2028 is set in the not-too-distant future in Australia. The Prime Minister of the time calls a snap election and the book chronicles the progress of the election campaign – a campaign which is full of surprises and comedy.

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