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This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Research at the IPA, Peter Gregory. If you’ve been reading your Hey... What did I miss? (and if you haven’t, we’re very sad) you’ll know that 13 February was UNESCO World... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Research Fellow at the IPA, Richard Allsop. The Slap is full of swearing. As Danielle Williams, the Book Club Leader at the Sydney Writers’ Centre, advised potential readers ‘if... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Director of Climate Change Policy and the IP and Free Trade Unit at the IPA, Tim Wilson. Following on from his earlier bestseller, professor Ian Plimer has continued his substantial... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Melbourne based writer, Sam Hearne. Can a good Christian be an entrepreneur? Christians have long debated what constitutes a moral economy and what is the role of the state and the... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Director of the North Australia Project at the IPA, John Shipp. The ‘fundamental shift in the structure of the international system’ brought about by the resurgence of China is... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Research Fellow at the IPA, Chris Berg. David Marr’s new book, Panic, has a thesis that I am predisposed to like. He argues that Australia’s political culture is dangerously... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Research Fellow at the IPA, Julie Novak. In many ways France is a representative case for much of what is wrong with the European model of economic development. With a willing... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Executive Director of the IPA, John Roskam. If Ian Harper had been American instead of an Australian, and if he been a professor at the University of Chicago instead of the... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by BBC health correspondent, Nick Triggle. Like a bloodied fighter who won’t give in, the government in England keeps slugging away in its battle over reform of the National Health... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by federal member for Mayo and Coalition spokesman on scrutiny of government, Jamie Briggs MP. It is easy to denigrate ‘free trade’ because like democracy, it is not perfect.... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by freelance writer and advertising creative director, Rowan Dean. There was a time in the late 1980s when there was only one thing worse than admitting you were a conservative at... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by cabinet minister in the Howard government, and Fellow with the Australia and New Zealand School of Government, Dr David Kemp. Infringements on freedom of speech are hard to justify,... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Member of Helmet Freedom and a former Investment banker, Luke Turner. Australia is one of only two countries in the world with national all-age mandatory bicycle helmet laws (MHLs).... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Research Fellow at the IPA, Richard Allsop. It seems we used to get a lot more infrastructure before we had the word ‘infrastructure’. Indeed, these days we rarely hear the word... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Director of Education Standards Institute and author of 'Australia's Education Revolution: How Kevin Rudd Won and Lost the Education Wars', Dr Kevin Donnelly. Australia’s... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Researcher at the IPA, 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... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by journalist with 'The Australian', Christian Kerr. If 2011 was Julia Gillard’s year of decision and delivery. 2012 needs to be Tony Abbott’s. Here’s hoping he has more... Read more

This article from the April 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by editor 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... Read more