Author Archives: Sinclair Davidson

Magnificent

Advice from Facebook executive Andrew Bosworth to staff: If you need to change teams, companies or careers to make sure your day-to-day life matches your passions, we will be sad to see you go, but we will understand. What happened next, … Continue reading

Posted in Technology & Telco | 12 Comments

Climb every mountain

Come and celebrate the launch and release of Marc Hendrickx’s new book: A guide to climbing Ayers Rock — Marc Hendrickx With Roger Franklin, online editor of Quadrant, launching this important book. DATE AND TIME Wed. 5 December 2018 6:30 … Continue reading

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ALP adopts direct action

Remember how the ALP laughed and sniggered and carried on about the Coalition’s Direct Action policy. How the ALP were the party of “market solutions”? Yes? Well it seems direct action is now bipartisan policy. Labor will end a decade … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Politics, Global warming and climate change policy | 47 Comments

So how is that appeasement working for you?

Tony Abbott November 21, 2018 I think that it would certainly help the standing of Islam and Muslim people in Australia if their official representatives would sit down and have a meaningful discussion with the Prime Minister about what all … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech | 52 Comments

ALP funded think tank “reluctantly” supports ALP policy

Labor’s planned ban on refundable excess franking credits has been declared a “second-best policy in a third-best world” by respected policy think-tank, the Grattan Institute. In its submission to Liberal MP Tim Wilson’s House of Representatives economics committee inquiry into … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Taxation | 12 Comments

Wednesday Forum: November 21, 2018

Posted in Open Forum | 1,323 Comments

Q&A Forum: November 19, 2018

Posted in Open Forum | 68 Comments

Monday Forum: November 19, 2018

Posted in Open Forum | 991 Comments

Two very different takes on defamation law

Defamation is one of those areas where reasonable people can reasonably disagree. It’s my perception that there are a lot of defamation cases being reported in the media at the moment and so there seems to be more discussion on … Continue reading

Posted in Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 6 Comments

A bit tasteless really

Phillip Adams – somehow still a columnist with The Australian and presenter on ABC National Radio – sent out a tweet in the last couple of days that turned up in one of my social media threads. Simply astonishing – … Continue reading

Posted in Shut it down. Fire them all. | 33 Comments