Category Archives: Rafe’s Roundups

Rafe’s Roundup 21 August

Post of the week. Don Aitkin, always a good read, on weather, climate and land use. Event of the week. Opening Barangaroo Point Reserve this weekend. Culture. The Spectator Culture House weekly. New release of remainders at Clouston and Hall. … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 13 August

Post of the week. Paul Monk on The Challenge of an Islamic Reformation and the need to revive the spirit of the Congress for Cultural Freedom that kept the idea of freedom alive through the Cold War and mount a … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 6 August

International politics. Look out for the Tartars! Remember the old saying, scratch a Russian and you find a tartar! Culture. Spectator Culture House. New York Review of Books. Climate. Roundup from the Global Warming Policy Forum. Adjusting the temperature records. … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 31 July

Voice of sanity. The Black Steam Train. Views like mine, that are contrary to the representations being made by the rabid, name-calling media, are ignored or rejected by all those who simply want to brand every incident or comment with … Continue reading

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Around the town, activities and sites of interest

Around the town. Hendo and the media watchdog [Updated on Friday afternoon]. The Australian Institute for Progress, (AIP) “because the future does not look after itself”. IPA HEY. The Sydney Institute. Australian Taxpayers Alliance, Quadrant on line, Mannkal Foundation, Centre … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 23 July

Breaking News. Popper symposium in Ankara, Turkey in September. Hurry, time is running out. Reminder. Popper on the limits of tolerance, if we tolerate the intolerant, we become responsible for their deeds. Gratuitous advertising. My collection of essays, dating from … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 16 July

Breaking news. Second Ashes Test, Peter Nevill to replace Haddin see Mark Atkinson’s profile of the young ‘keeper in Cricket Life on line. My books. Plan ahead for Christmas! Climate. Realism on the rise, with Australia leading the way, see … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 10 July

Rafe is a veteran blogger and almost an icon of the blogosphere. At the very least he’s an amiable eccentric who doesn’t do any harm. Ken Parish of Club Troppo. STOP PRESS. UPDATE. A really important paper from Judith Curry … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup July 7

A bonus edition, there is so much material to report. This comes without the repetitive “around the town section”. I hope that section is working as a portal to provide quick access to the think tanks and some other good … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup July 2

Rafe is a veteran blogger and almost an icon of the blogosphere. At the very least he’s an amiable eccentric who doesn’t do any harm. Ken Parish of Club Troppo. Greece. A magnificent statement from Oliver Hartwich, h/t IPA Hey! … Continue reading

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