Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Wentworth Forum

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Open Forum: October 20, 2018

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What does Dreyfus mean by “corruption”?

Shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus has an op-ed in the AFR talking about a proposed federal anti-corruption body.  I think reasonable people can disagree as the need for such a body – my second biggest concern is that I suspect there … Continue reading

Posted in Oppressive government, Rule of law, Tough on Crime, tough on criminals | 29 Comments

Do we need this law?

So everyone is up in arms about the proposed legislation to expel gay students from school and their teachers … or is it to keep them in school? It’s all very confusing. Whatever is really going on the Morrison government … Continue reading

Posted in Education | 45 Comments

That has got to hurt

So Professor Jeffrey Sachs was on Q&A this week. Beating his own drum: No, I’m sorry, with respect, what I have helped to lead has been a massive decline of poverty on the same side as you, helping to get … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 73 Comments

Wednesday Forum: October 17, 2018

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Q&A Forum: October 15, 2018

Posted in Open Forum | 164 Comments

Monday Forum: October 15, 2018

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Open Forum: October 13, 2018

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Tell that to ASIC

Matt Canavan, quite rightly, has issued a warning to big business: Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan has warned big business not to form its own policy on greenhouse gas emissions in the wake of the dumping of the National Energy … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Oppressive government, Rule of law, Shut it down. Fire them all. | 26 Comments