Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Wednesday Forum: April 26, 2017

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The standard you walk past …

It is always a mistake to compromise on a matter of principle. I was reminded of this principle on the train home from the annual ANZAC day AFL match between Essendon and Collingwood.  This match is a highlight in the … Continue reading

Posted in AFLgate | 47 Comments

Good question

I was planning a long post on the Credlin v O’Dwyer story – but this morning I saw an op-ed by Peta Credlin in The Australian that makes a lot of what I wanted to argue somewhat moot (or more … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 62 Comments

Q&A Forum: April 24, 2017

Posted in Open Forum | 86 Comments

Monday Forum: April 24, 2017

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Open Forum: April 22, 2017

Posted in Open Forum | 1,496 Comments

Rabbi Sacks on The Mutation of Antisemitism

Posted in Cultural Issues, Ethics and morality | 34 Comments

CPI is a proxy for inflation

One of my hobby horses – what is inflation? Arthur Seldon defines inflation as ‘a fall in the value of money due to a persistent expansion in its quantity’. Ludwig von Mises wrote that ‘everyone knows’ that inflation is an … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy | 35 Comments

My citizenship might be revoked

The government is proposing stricter rules on new citizenship applications. Looking at the questions I suspect they are substituting some no-brainers for problematic questions. The no-brainers: * Does Australia’s principle of freedom of religion mean that it is permissible to … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story | 89 Comments

Getcha Friedman Conference Tickets

With speakers such as Grover Norquist, John Fund, and Nick Gillespie from the US, Ezra Levant from Canada’s Rebel Media, Matthew Sinclair, Rory Bromfield, and Sam Bowman from the UK, as well as Australians such as Senators Cory Bernardi, David Leyonhjelm, and Malcolm Roberts, the QUT … Continue reading

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