Category Archives: Rafe’s Roundups

Rafe’s Roundup Sept 17

Gerard Henderson’s Media Watchdog. The Spectator. Charles Murray on the culture wars and the social divisions in the US. Judith Curry’s week of political pieces. Challenging a doctor of philosophy for his demand that Malcolm Roberts should follow the so-called … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup Sept 15

Hot off the press. An introduction to the most important philosopher of the twentieth century, Karl Popper, a game-breaker in the philosophy of science and author of one of the great works of classical liberalism, The Open Society and Its … Continue reading

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Free speech and Australian exceptionalism

FREE SPEECH Judith Curry kicks off the new semester in US universities with a roundup of items related to free speech. Jeremy Sammut on a collection of papers on “Australian exceptionalism” edited by William Coleman. Interesting to compare this with … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup Sept 4

Gerard Henderson’s media watchdog. How the welfare state undermines the moral framework of society. Reposting an important link which Judith put up a few days ago. One of the great socialist stories is the way that the Swedes and their … Continue reading

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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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