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Advocates of fixed-terms, especially from the business community, argue leaving the calling of elections to the government of the day creates an atmosphere of uncertainty that is disruptive to business, investment and the economy.
by Scott Prasser - 23/07/2024 - 3 comments
In a world increasingly obsessed with the new and the now, it is crucial to remember that our present is built on the foundations of the past.
by Steven Schwartz - 22/07/2024 - 7 comments
Fatima Payman and Muslim Voice are the destructive endpoint of where we could always have expected multiculturalism to go.
by Graham Young - 18/07/2024 - 40 comments
Kaufmann’s Taboo argues that ‘woke’ or ‘progressive extremism’ is no joke, but a new and destructive cultural schism between elite governance and ordinary voters.
by Stephen Saunders - 11/07/2024 - 11 comments
Why are dementia and like conditions such a big issue? Dementia is now the greatest burden of disease in the over-65s, the most significant cause of death in women and the second leading cause of death for all Australians.
by David Swanton - 5/07/2024 - 39 comments
When Hannah Arendt observed Adolf Eichmann at a trial in Jerusalem in 1963, she was aghast at witnessing an average German individual, a bureaucrat, appearing so ordinary and speaking so persistently to defend his position.
by Mamtimin Ala - 21/06/2024 - 44 comments
As we approach another election year, we face historic lows in Americans' trust and confidence in institutions with little signs of recovery. One doesn’t have to look very far to imagine why.
by Jeffrey Roth - 20/06/2024 - 6 comments
In his book Free Will Sam Harris confidently declares 'we know that determinism, in every sense relevant to human behavior, is true'.
by Peter Bowden - 29/05/2024 - 21 comments
Postmodernists believe that all truth is relative-your truth, my truth, but never the truth. This does away with most ideas of sin.
by Graham Young - 9/04/2024 - 7 comments
Simone Weil, Hitler in WWII, the current United States imbroglio, and the Australian independents in the last election - the Teals - give us the reasons why political parties should go.
by Peter Bowden - 25/03/2024 - 10 comments
It can be argued that the early Fabians may have been naïve. For although 'democracy' has seemingly triumphed it has, thanks to neo-liberalism, become the handmaiden of global capitalism.
by John Töns - 18/03/2024 - 9 comments
Young is the executive director of the Australian Institute for Progress, but that name is misleading, he is a conservative.
by Peter Bowden - 28/02/2024 - 8 comments


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