Tag Archives: James Paterson

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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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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the IPA, with plenty to say …

From James Paterson | Thursday, 4 July 2013 If you click on one link in Hey this week, make it this one. The IPA has today released the definitive video explaining exactly why the local government referendum deserves to fail: … 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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Europe … is stuffed?

A friend of mine has just returned from several months back in his home country of Romania, and spent an hour telling me about Europe and it’s increasing problems. Basically, he said it’s stuffed. Then just now, I see this … 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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Institute of Public Affairs claim a win …

From the IPA Newsletter, claiming victory for free speech. They did put a lot of effort into it condemning Labor’s ‘media reform’. James Paterson: It’s not often you can say it, but this has been a pretty good week for … Continue reading

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lots of reading matter from IPA …

From James Paterson | Thursday, 31 January 2013 Anthony Albanese thinks the government is doing a great job because it’s passing a lot of legislation. He’s right – IPA research released today shows that in 2012 the Gillard government passed … Continue reading

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random IPA stuff worth a look at …

From James Paterson | Thursday, 25 October 2012 Looks like Occupy Canberra has a lot of work to do with the bureaucratic 1%: That chart is from an important new report on how to really downsize the public service by … Continue reading

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politics unlimited …

I’ve been out of town a bit on field trips lately, with more to come. The number of posts have been affected. Here are a number of links worth looking at, from the IPA , to make up for it. … Continue reading

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