Category Archives: Guest Post

Ali Salman: Moving away from the ‘Political Islam’ bogeyman

This is the text of my speech at the Europe-Muslim World Democracy Forum organized by the Europe Conservatives and Reformists Group led by MEP Syed Kamall on 19th February 2019 at the EU Parliament, Brussels. Let me begin by thanking MEP … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Tucker: The Founding Father of Eco-Fascism

The New Zealand* murderer who shocked the world with his ghastly actions also fashioned himself as a political philosopher of sorts. He released a 74-page manifesto of seemingly insane ideological ramblings that bear some resemblance to alt-right ideology. The document provides an … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm guest post, immigration is about quality, not quantity

Australia’s population is a controversial subject. We hear a lot about the need to reduce the migrant intake. Immigration has never been popular at the best of times, but it is even less popular now with our biggest cities suffering … Continue reading

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Muddy: It’s a Cat-word Thing.

Well, well, well, look what the Catictionary dragged in! To avoid any further horrendous puns – hand over your NEW words (with definitions please) quick-smart. As examples of what I’m looking for, the following have been plucked from various threads … Continue reading

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Currency Lad: Fairfax Goes Full Heffernan …

… and you should never go full Heffernan. An ex-seminarian known as ‘‘Joe’’ came forward alleging that Pell and several other priests had, 10 to 15 years earlier, been having sex with Mannix College trainee clerics at ‘‘parties … involving … Continue reading

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Leisa Miller: 3 Reasons Millennials Should Ditch Karl Marx for Ayn Rand

Dear avocado-toast-eating brethren, We need to drop Karl Marx like we dropped cable TV. We’re a generation that’s sick of wars (and threats of wars), mass shootings, and media sensationalism. As the ambassadors of the sharing economy and investors in … Continue reading

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Arky: Milo ban

News is that the British author and commentator Milo Yiannopoulos has been banned from coming to Australia. The British firebrand was barred from entering the country earlier this week, with the Morrison government fearful his views would spark violent protests should … Continue reading

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Pyrmonter on the Economic Society

A confession.  Pyrmonter is a member of the Economics Society.  He is a member because, at its best, the Economics Society presents challenging speakers away from the increasingly tribal outfits like the CIS: he re-joined to attend a talk given … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm guest post. Gaping hole in greenhouse gas emissions

Imagine a librarian sitting in the corner of her library, wishing that her noisy library was quiet. But the only thing she does to make this happen is to be quiet herself. There might be dozens of people scattered around … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm guest post. Motley parliaments

In the years to come we’re going to have plenty of motley parliaments, with fewer major party parliamentarians and larger crossbenches of independents and minor parties holding the balance of power. We better get used to it. At the Commonwealth … Continue reading

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