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The totalitarian urge to censor

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Dr Jennifer Oriel

Like many a journalist past, Nick Cohen has raised the battle flag against censors. The reason is simple; people who love language should never salute its executioners. Five-time author and resolute liberal, Cohen hedges his bets by writing for...

Real conservatives

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | John Roskam

This is a marvellous book. It has many things to recommend it. A list of the book's many merits would go something like this (in order of importance): it's interesting; it's opinionated; it's extremely readable; it explains why John Major and...

Enemies of free speech

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | David Kemp

Infringements on freedom of speech are hard to justify, and they should be. The public debate that grows out of freedom of speech is the fundamental social process we use in a democracy to get things right-to sort out the good arguments from the...

Top 20 pro-freedom films you must see

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Australia's helmet law disaster

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Luke Turner

Australia is one of only two countries in the world with national all-age mandatory bicycle helmet laws (MHLs). Introduced by state and territory governments under threat of cuts to federal road funding in the early 1990s, the idea that it should...

We will not submit

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | James Paterson

The Finkelstein Report into Media and Media Regulation is not just a massive threat to freedom of the press. It's also a blatant attack on free speech. It's remarkable that in the twenty first century, in a liberal democracy like Australia, that a...

Free market solutions to poverty

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Peter Gregory

Over the past two decades, much has been made of so-called ‘market-based' solutions to extreme poverty. The prevailing view is that poverty alleviation schemes premised upon market forces, such as micro finance, offer additional benefits in...

Is socialism finished?

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Bob Carr

IPA Review, Winter 1986 The salient characteristic of socialism is its lack of popular support. This is true in states like the USSR where, one observer has written, it is impossible to inject a discussion of Marxism-Leninism into a conversation...

No longer alone

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Alan Moran

Alan Moran reviews Mark Steyn's After America: Get Ready for Armageddon As a modern day Cassandra, in After America, Mark Steyn sees the Western world as a crumbling edifice in which the liberties and wealth that we have enjoyed face escalating...

A history of scientific alarms

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Dr Kesten Green

Dr Kesten Green lists the 20 most unscientific scares. There is a long and dismal history of alarming forecasts that were literally too bad to be true. But many people believed these predictions that human actions would harm the environment and...

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