Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Open Forum: September 9, 2017

Posted in Open Forum | 1,304 Comments

Some thoughts on cashless welfare

Jeremy Sammut has a provocative article in [email protected] this week on cashless welfare. It’s a libertarian fantasy that the problem of welfare dependence can be addressed without using the power of the state to compel responsible personal behaviour. State compulsion, … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Take Nanny down | 57 Comments

A tad hypocritical

Here is Bill Clinton commenting on Donald Trump’s DACA decision: DACA has brought hundreds of thousands of young people out of the shadows — allowing them to live without fear, go to school, work, and contribute to America in countless … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, History, Hypocrisy of progressives | 30 Comments

Come work with us

The School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT is recruiting two level B lecturers in Economics, three level B lecturers in Finance, and  two level B lecturers in Marketing.

Posted in Gratuitous Advertising | 19 Comments

Friday Forum: September 8, 2017

Posted in Open Forum | 650 Comments

Breaking News: SSM Plebiscite is On

Posted in Australian Story, Politics | 183 Comments

Wednesday Forum: September 6, 2017

Posted in Open Forum | 1,260 Comments

Q&A Forum: September 3, 2017

Posted in Open Forum | 214 Comments

Bird Strike

Gentlepeople – there has been a recent outbreak of Bird strike. Many thanks to those threadsters who email me to let me know. As a result I’m taking a very cautious approach to approving new comments and threadsters. Many apologies … Continue reading

Posted in Site News | 18 Comments

Monday Forum: September 3, 2017

Posted in Open Forum | 1,403 Comments