Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Free market nationalism

There is an interesting op-ed in the WSJ: The irony is that many aspects of today’s globalism—or at least its promotion of market economies, capital mobility, and mostly free trade—aren’t in conflict with nationalism. In one sense of the word, … Continue reading

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Piers Akerman on the bushfires

Turn on the ABC or open the Nine newspapers and the pet-shop galahs (as former PM Paul Keating once said) are blaming the current fire season on climate change. It may be a factor, but if so it’s very small … Continue reading

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From 1945 to 2020

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Open Forum: January 25, 2020

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Tuesday Forum: January 21, 2020

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Open Forum: January 18, 2020

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Tuesday Forum: January 14, 2020

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I’m off for ten days or so. The open threads will appear at the usual times – now an exciting two (!) open threads per week. Luxury. Please play nicely. Comments that get stuck in moderation will take longer to … Continue reading

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Open Forum: January 11, 2020

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Good on you

In between yet more stories about bush fires and Trump starting WWIII (seriously?) this morning there is real news in the media. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have reportedly caused a major rift in the royal family in a … Continue reading

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