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(Don’t) Be Your Own Boss

By ‘closing the loopholes’, Labor ultimately seeks to undermine self-employment, casual employment and competition, Libertarians must take note.  November 17 2023 The scene is the...

University River

In William Blake’s hymn Jerusalem, the phrase ‘those dark Satanic mills’ was assumed to refer to the cotton and woollen mills of his time...

Capturing The Glory Undeservedly

Somehow, the West has gotten into a real twist about identity, especially that of minorities. In the name of justice for minorities, identity is...

Go Where You Are Treated Best

‘Go where you are treated best’ is the tagline of entrepreneur, Andrew Henderson, founder of the business Nomad Capitalist. Andrew and his team help...

Unions And Religion

Unions and libertarians disagree about almost everything. However, they do both share one core tenet – the right to “freedom of association”.  Well, maybe...

Is “Freedom” a Non-Word?

The past few years have prompted a more focused view upon the word Freedom and all that it entails. Covid lockdowns along with coercive...

Don’t Pay the Pied Piper

More than anything, government is incompetent. It is staffed by people who, by and large, have been or would be unsuccessful in the private...

Curse of The Planner

In her excellent book The Siberian Curse, British-American author Fiona Hill describes how the settlement of Siberia in the twentieth century and the mass...

China’s Dystopia II: The Digital Panopticon

During my recent one-month stay in China's bustling metropolises, the omnipresence of technology, particularly WeChat (a “Super App” Elon Musk wants X to be...

The Lure of Government Benevolence

Why is it that in many countries, including Australia, governments consistently spend more than they collect in taxes, thus increasing the national debt?  Most governments...

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John Stuart Mill, in his 100 page essay On Liberty, offered this advice: “He who knows only his own side of the case knows little...