Tag Archives: IPA

the Green’s hypocrisy …

Stuck on the hyperventilating ABC Green radio this morning, first, the just resigned Green leader Christine Milne “waffling about making sure the Abbott Government not disadvantage the poor, you know, because ‘climate change’ and spend more, not cut”. It was … Continue reading

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return our free speech now …

The repeal of Section 18C has hit turbulence,, which means, as pointed out by the IPA, that hate speech cannot be countered or condemned, in case it may be perceived as racially motivated. James Paterson, from the IPA writes:   … Continue reading

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free to speak …

The IPA’s Tim Wilson was a thunderous and brilliant appointment to the Human Rights Commision. The first one (commissioner) that truly understands what free speech really is. Of course, this went way over the heads of those that condemned the … Continue reading

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Dr Ridley, “freedom and optimism, triumphant humanity” …

Essential watching for those interested in Science, Environmentalism and Humanity, this magnificent 36-minute oration by Matt Ridley at the IPA’s 2013 C.D. Kemp Lecture last night. Ably assisted by warm-up speaker, Bjorn Lomborg: Bjørn Lomborg: The world is getting better … Continue reading

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Matt Ridley to speak in Melbourne next month …

This ought to be compulsory for ALL parliamentarians, from all sides of politics. It should be compulsory for ALL scientists at the CSIRO and University Professors, tutors and students. Not attending without justifiable excuse will render their opinions on climate … Continue reading

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weekend reading …

From the IPA: From James Paterson | Thursday, 25 July 2013 As you might have heard, Detroit is bankrupt. In the New York Times Paul Krugman says (I am not joking) “it’s just one of those things that happens“. Yep. … Continue reading

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missing nothing at the IPA …

The IPA doesn’t miss much: From James Paterson | Thursday, 13 June 2013 This week everyone’s talking about the US government’s massive surveillance programs. This is a great summary from Reason, and the WSJ explains who the key players are. … Continue reading

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brains of a 4 year old …

Here is the IPA’s latest recommended reading matter, from John Roskam: From James Paterson | Thursday, 23 May 2013 Last week we told you about a council initiative that must have come from someone with the brain of a four … Continue reading

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a lot to say …

The IPA is back to normal after last week’s gap, with a whole lot to say: From James Paterson | Thursday, 2 May 2013 This morning we discovered both sides of politics think it’s impossible to cut the federal budget by … Continue reading

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tax the poor to help the rich …

Tim Wilson, It’s sick to tax the food of the poor to subsidise the choices of the rich – FreedomWatch

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