Archived publication for 2002
The RAND analysts argue that is the war against terror is to succeed, then the West needs to take network structures seriously and use their organizational strengths to beat their enemies.
the explosion of 'roo numbers on farmers' land is a serious menace. Yet, because they are the States' responsibility, there is little that farmers can do about it.
Using NGOs to deliver foreign aid is fine- as long as that is what they do. But if NGOs use the oppertunity to promote their own narrow values, the funding should cease.
"A person in the publishing trade from whom I sought advice with the publication of Dry: In Defence of Economic Freedom observed that it was 'A thesis not a book' and recommended that I should cut it by half. I accepted what I have no doubt was...
John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt on Netwar; Peter Urban on PNG's problems; John Hyde on the necessity for reform; Don D'Cruz on Australian NGOs abroad; Jim Hoggett on rural freehold rights; a Special Report from the Work Reform Unit on the...
The Harold Clough Lecture for 2002
Private ownership uses the same insights that Chadwick discovered two centuries ago. It is based on incentives and, harnessed with competition to meet market needs, is the most powerful means of promoting efficiency and high living standards.
A recent court case and the dogged determination of one farmer have brought some certainty to Queensland's private foresters- but it's not all good news.
Some Australian NGOs which recieved government funding have supported independance movements in Indonesia and elsewhere. That is happened is bad enough; that it continues to happen is a disgrace.