Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Q&A Forum: March 11, 2019

Posted in Open Forum | 119 Comments

Monday Forum: March 11, 2019

Posted in Open Forum | 1,843 Comments

Let’s get Zuckerberg

As many Cats know I’m a huge fan of Facebook and Google too. Those two organisations provide extremely valuable services and are so good at what they do that many of their competitors are struggling. As such they have come … Continue reading

Posted in Technology & Telco | 54 Comments

Jane! Jane! Jane!

The magnificent Jane Hume eating Julian Burnside alive on national television. [email protected]: I belong to a men-only club, I’ve been a member of Melbourne Savage Club for 40 years. @SenatorHume: What have you done to promote the cause of women … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Politics | 29 Comments

Open Forum: March 9, 2019

Posted in Open Forum | 1,381 Comments

Academic groupthink

I found the clip via Bryan Caplan. Like Caplan I’m not convinced this is a serious problem. It is a real issue, but not an actual serious problem. As I explained in The Case Against Education, educators simply aren’t very persuasive, … Continue reading

Posted in Education | 19 Comments

Is the economy in recession?

No. So we here in Australia use a very rough and ready definition of what constitutes a recession – two consecutive quarters of negative (seasonally adjusted) GDP growth.  Very rough and ready and I suspect few economists would die in … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy | 33 Comments

Wednesday Forum: March 6, 2019

Posted in Open Forum | 1,924 Comments

Q&A Forum: March 4, 2019

Posted in Open Forum | 128 Comments

Monday Forum: March 4, 2018

Posted in Open Forum | 1,172 Comments