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Mark Webber right on Australian Nanny State

MEDIA RELEASE

"Mark Webber was spot on calling Australia a nanny state. But it's set to get worse as local, state and federal governments plan to tax, regulate and ban away individual choice and responsibility on every aspect of our lives", Director of the IP...

From the Nanny State to the Bully State

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Patrick Basham

During the course of this decade we will witness a global battle over the fate of the nascent Bully State. The Bully State will be this decade's ‘bad cop' to the Nanny State's ‘good cop' of past decades. The past generation of welfare...

Hypocrisy greets (another) closure of the Collingwood Tote

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Richard Allsop

It was hard to miss the recent closure of an inner urban Melbourne pub. For days the media at both state and national level covered the story, and even The 7.30 Report devoted several minutes to it. This particular pub had a long-held reputation...

Volume 62 Number 1

IPA REVIEW

Richard Allsop on the life of Geoffrey Blainey, Alan Anderson on the campaign to kick religion out of public life, Alexander Deane on the demise of freedom in the United Kingdom, Ian Plimer on how global warming is losing it's science and support,...

Blainey outlasts the History Wars

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Richard Allsop

In his desire to restore the balance between white man and black man and to make up for our scandalous neglect of the Aboriginal heritage, he has at times swung too far the other way.' That is the Sydney Morning Herald criticising Geoffrey Blainey...

Rendering unto God

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Alan Anderson

The observation that Australia's political and cultural heritage is founded on Judeo-Christian values is always sure to make an audience of Australian academics or public servants shift uncomfortably in their seats. It is puzzling that such a...

Entrepeneur and the economy

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Dr Mikayla Novak

Heroic Misadventures: Four Decades-Full Circle is a compelling autobiographical account of the life of a unique Australian, who rose up from the newspaper rounds as a child in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, to make his mark in the lucrative gold...

A foodies' guide to the history of humanity

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Rob Lyons

Editorial, March 2010

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Chris Berg

'People have been saying for a while now that what we need is a book industry plan', said the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Kim Carr in a speech in mid-February. ‘No one is going to ghost it for...

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