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Rafe’s Roundup August. South American edition

Back in Buenos Aires after three days with the Austrian economists at Rosario. Gerard Henderson’s media watchdog. A great ad for Gary Johnson in the US presidential race. Judy Curry’s climate week and the Presidential race in review. Another book … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 5 August

Gerard Henderson’s media watchdog. Don’t miss the exchange between Gerard and the SMH re factual errors in reporting allegations about George Pell in Torquay some decades ago. Best movies from books. Typically I find the book superior to the film, … Continue reading

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Roundup 4 July. A distraction from the election

RIP alarming consensus on human-induced warming. 240 papers in 2016 alone dispute the “consensus”. The Hendo media watch from Friday in case you missed it. Valuable children’s books. Ghosts along the Mississippi River. Haunting images of the Old South. Believe … Continue reading

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Short Roundup 27 May

UPDATES ON SATURDAY Gerard Henderson’s media watchdog. h/t Paul in the comments, check for another good link. Hadron collider boffins damp warming alarmism. The global warming shakedown. Continued. Dan Mitchell is great value! Whether they call it global warming or … Continue reading

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Roundup 13 May

Busy this week. Completing the ms of Five Guides to various Karl Popper books in one volume for paperback production. Books. Classic travel books. This selection details journeys by car, train, boat (and lifeboat), horseback and on foot. In fact, … Continue reading

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Roundup 3 May

Organizations and Markets closes. Farewell Pete and thanks for the memories! See you later in the year! Pete Boettke on the dynamics of interventionism. Weather. Lomborg on the impact of electric cars on emissions _ Not very much!! Clean fossil … Continue reading

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Roundup 23 April

Retraction Watch: Withdrawal of published papers due to fraud or flawed methods is becoming a major issue and the study of retractions is a growing field on the edge of science. A scan on the field. And a particularly powerful … Continue reading

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Roundup 16 April

Debunking the Swedish myth in 60 seconds. Spiked, UK libertarians. Ideas from The Centre for Independent Studies. The UK Spectator. Sydney Institute, the Media Watchdog, functions, this week, the impact of the Korean and Vietnam wars on an Australian family. … Continue reading

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Brief Roundup 8 April

Western civilization. Will the Anglican Communion Survive? by Michael Giffin. Like Roman Catholicism, Anglicanism is a global phenomenon, quite different from other Protestant churches. If Anglicans are to avoid the “Incredible Shrinking Liberal Protestantism” curse, they must reflect on that … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 25 March

Update for Easter. The Spectator Culture House. The Spectator, spectating Don’t miss Jeremy Clarke on Low Life, why Cheltenham has no brothels (I know you were afraid to ask). The taxi driver talked at length about the sex industry in … Continue reading

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