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'Root and branch' rejection of Labor's 2019 Platform would be a mistake.
by Tristan Ewins - 22/10/2019 - 15 comments
The 2019 expectation-defying coalition victory offers optimism for a party that places the highest premium on individual and private sector initiative, basic freedoms, strong communities and a thriving parliamentary democracy.
by Sean Jacobs - 21/10/2019 - 8 comments
John Stuart Mill would turn in his grave if he was aware of Liberal policies on trade unions, charities, ........
by Tristan Ewins - 16/10/2019 - 31 comments
Even the campaign to reduce the deaths by pollution is going to be much broader than government and industry shifting to cleaner energy and flight shaming.
by David Hale - 1/10/2019 - 3 comments
They can sense something awry in our intelligence system like a well trained dog sniffs out truffles.
by Warren Reed - 20/09/2019 - 3 comments
We should condemn UK politicians, therefore, not for hedging on the promise implicit in the referendum but for making this commitment in the first place.
by Max Atkinson - 5/09/2019 - 8 comments
The pet projects of right wing think tanks and campaign funding for libertarian causes did interest David, but he wished for more.
by Binoy Kampmark - 3/09/2019 - 5 comments
Despite our triumphalist culture, our suffering defines us more than our victories.
by Peter Sellick - 22/08/2019 - 5 comments
This essay rises from musing about British PM Boris Johnson, Brexit and the European Union, and of course musing about our own situation in Australia.
by Don Aitkin - 6/08/2019 - 1 comment
It has to be a game changer when a book espousing communism is the talk of the town. It has done this by putting the discussion on a firm footing.
by David McMullen - 1/08/2019 - 14 comments
When I was young and naive I believed that I was Australian.
The critics are right – the reason for entering politics ought to be service to the country rather than a lucrative professional career.
by David Leyonhjelm - 24/07/2019 - 7 comments


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