Category Archives: Rafe’s Roundups

Midweek mini-roundup

Go meatless to save the planet! Greens prepare to drive Labor into extreme climate policies regardless of the cost. The carbon tax issue carries Alberta for the conservatives. Hey, maybe good policy could get votes? Alberta returned to its conservative … Continue reading

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Roundup April 5

The Libertarian Calendar from Mannkal. New paper on freedom of speech and information from LibertyWorks Blocking social media is the new book-burning.. The Taxpayers Alliance Campaigns. Facebook censorship, the absurdity of electric cars, don’t limit mortgage choice, stop the UN … Continue reading

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Roundup March 29

The tax system explained in beers! Very neat! How unfair that the rich get more benefits than the poor from tax cuts. Greens set new targets inspired by Venezuela. The Australian Greens are actually proposing an end to thermal coal … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup March 22

Gerard Henderson’s Media Watch Dog will be posted this evening. The Libertarian Calendar from Mannkal. Very good article on the way government mandated energy efficiency policies are oversold to the gullible and badly-informed public. From Libertyworks, a reminder of Rothbard’s … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup March 15

Gerard Henderson’s Media Watch Dog. The Libertarian Calendar from Mannkal (Stephen Hicks cancelled). IPA action on campus bearing fruit. From John Roskam’s weekly letter. The Daily Telegraph newspaper in Sydney has a daily readership of 810,000 people. In this morning’s … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup Friday 8 March

Update. Will Happer coming under attack for his role as Trump’s science advisor. You can tell how important Dr Happer is by the forces that have been marshaled against him. The three major lefty media organizations — CNN, the Washington … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup Friday 1 March

Alan Moran’s March climate news update. Welcome back Don Aitkin! On pointless virtue signalling bans. The ABC announced the other day that the ACT Government was considering a total ban on single-use plastics, like plastic bags, knives, forks and other … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup Friday 22 Feb

From The Centre for Independent Studies. Wolfgang Kasper: Does Western civilization have a future? And the road to Venezuela. First they came for the presumption of innocence. The latest embattled Enlightenment values are the presumption of innocence and support for … Continue reading

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Rafe’s roundup Friday 15 Feb

New Publications from the Centre for Independent Studies. Post of the week. Jo Nova’s commentary on Australia’s dash to disaster, leading the world in the Green Energy race (to the bottom). The Australian Taxpayers Alliance. Campaigns. The German Green Energy … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup Friday 8

Opinion and Commentary from the Centre for Independent Studies. Important briefing from Richard Lindzen on the three main groups who participate in the climate debate. These are (1) the scientists associated with the IPCC, (2) the skeptics and (3) a … Continue reading

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