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(Don’t) Be Your Own Boss

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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

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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

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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

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‘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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...