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James Bolt

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Digital Communications Manager

James Bolt is Digital Communications Manager at the Institute of Public Affairs. He has been with the IPA for three years, having previously worked in research. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in 2014, majoring in politics and minoring in history.

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A world without cultural appropriation

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | James Bolt

Author Lionel Shriver raised a lot of controversy at this year's Brisbane Writers' Festival for launching a defence of cultural appropriation. She argued that authors should be able to borrow the experiences of people from other cultures to inform...

American Sniper

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | James Bolt

A boy stumbles towards a group of US marines. Chris Kyle (played by Bradley Cooper) watches him from above. The boy is holding something in a cloth, but Kyle cannot see what it is. The cloth comes loose momentarily and Kyle sees the boy's grenade....

2015 literature course

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | James Bolt

This year's course has been amended to reflect both the literary and emotional needs of our students. If the piece of literature requires it, we will warn people about possible psychological harms they might suffer from reading the book. Such...

The economics of food

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | James Bolt

Have you ever not ordered something at a restaurant because it had strange ingredients, and ordered the roast chicken instead? Ever tried a restaurant because the social vibe of the place made you think it would be a great night out? They're safe...