Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Ross Cameron on China

HT: None

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New York

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PvOs long bow on research and western civilisation

Last week we got the news that former education minister Simon Birmingham had vetoed some ARC research grants. This was the second time in recorded human history that an Australian education minister had exercised oversight over the higher education sector. … Continue reading

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Is this false advertising?

Quit Victoria put out a tweet the other day. 25% reduction in smoking rates? In Australia? How could the National Drug Strategy Household Survey get it so wrong? Unlike Quit Victoria who report a 25% decline, the National Drug Strategy Household … Continue reading

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Open Forum: November 3, 2018

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Happy Satoshi Day

Today 10 years ago the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto published his Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System whitepaper. To find out what it all means – read The Blockchain Economy: A beginner’s guide to institutional cryptoeconomics.  

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Wednesday Forum: October 31, 2018

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Q&A Forum: October 29, 2018

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I think Paul Collits is cross

A fantastic diatribe on Tony Abbott and the Liberals by Paul Collits over at Quadrant Online. Paul is riffing off the op-ed Abbott has in the Australian this morning. Yes, there are all sorts in the Liberal Party: old wets, … Continue reading

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Memo to the Liberals

I have had a number of conversations with people over the last few days about the next election. They all have told me that they have had a gutful of the government and their shenanigans and while they don’t like … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Taxation | 55 Comments