Of course the legal provision of highly addictive drugs is risky. But so too is the refusal to consider carefully the arguments in its favour.
If NGOs want to influence government policy or receive financial support, then their claims to legitimate standing need to be detailed and on the public record.
Ansett's demise points to root problems in our workplace culture that have even wider implications.
Special interests repeatedly bleat about the 'gutting' of social expenditures. But the truth is otherwise. Government spending and taxing have now reached all-time highs.
There are only two policy choices with respect to unauthorized arrivals: embrace some sort of 'open door' policy or ration a determinate number of places. In reality, only the latter is feasible.
If the Greens get their way, then despite the findings of the Royal Commission, the New Zealand Government may soon pull the plug on GM technology- with enormous costs for its agricultural sector.
Recent events in the US have obvious geopolitical implications for Australia. But we also need to defend liberal democratic capitalism.
Jim Hoggett on the spiralling growth in taxing and spending; Gary Johns on Protocols with NGOs; John Hyde on the legal provision of drugs; Eric Dezenhall on the anti-corporate campaign; unauthorized arrivals; the Greens in New Zealand; the demise...
We set up the economic conditions after 2010 today The 2001 Harold Clough Lecture The transcript of the lecture is available here.
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