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Your Right To Know About ABC Hypocrisy
24 October 2019

Your Right To Know About ABC Hypocrisy

It’s strange to see the ABC so keen to join the Your Right to Know campaign, considering this is what the IPA received when we put a Freedom of Information request to the ABC about why we’re never invited on The Drum: https://www.facebook.com/SkyNewsAustralia/videos/512108919522124/UzpfSTIyOTM2ODQ4ODU3OjEwMTU5MDIwNzE4MDM4ODU4/?__xts__[0]=68.ARD_Y2LAQfjXIH5aT_oLoqfnccCd5u0RmTneSWrEjB2PzWMc0ON62daZ0QRXnWreANM9RbNutHo9-buCq5_UXf2vhlTRJX7_t6MbzIgfor6SutFZmtaDrfUau-J3C-sCGbOYn6KCeNWxtd3iMdrAvvlDj9YCCZcbakvF-O3ANHI-wgaS1khVY7jBaMmLHgmmBhhxj7o51x9TRdqADuPukvsjiiykQDDUyz3LFAa0gAX6oxx_hlQRL_eGe8aMem5yj-FlGK6nMRsQpWB6ACNHZKgfh7LIXROvklWphjvOYq1H_alsSRFxZVxernTKx1E2sh6Qk_nHvnChi3SMnTj80CuOhSu4-5wnxv4LH8wIL3Jp9S1lSYXgodWL7dvJ-aXSl1ch5v3cLzTHWdBdsCyht3pdnO02XVwHEHxL1_sZjQuYhVLrVZ0ZoKxn6wNbeua_EKuC_Jihkpv5GCIjzhKgNKtHeuytrQ8Bkw7IRo1LKECnuJruVdUN&__tn__=-R We’re always happy to have people join us in the fight for free speech but it’s surprising to see
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Be Like Thatcher
17 October 2019

Be Like Thatcher

The RBA’s sustained low interest rate policy has not worked. Business investment in Australia remains lower than even the Whitlam years: As Daniel Wild wrote in the August edition of the IPA Review, pushing interest rates towards zero cannot fix “the collapse of the supply-side of Australia’s economy“. Cutting red tape and reducing Australia’s high corporate tax rate is essential. Remember when NBA
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Here’s What Extinction Rebellion Needs To Know
10 October 2019

Here’s What Extinction Rebellion Needs To Know

Extinction Rebellion is protesting in the wrong country. But they are far from the only ones unwilling to go up against China. The NBA quickly apologised to China after the Houston Rockets’ general manager tweeted support for Hong Kong protesters and Apple went a step further, banning an app assisting Hong Kong protesters and removing the Taiwanese flag emoji from iPhones in Hong
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Antifa’s Arch Nemesis – This Old Lady
3 October 2019

Antifa’s Arch Nemesis – This Old Lady

  One thing that won’t make its way into my new society is the University of Sydney FutureFix program’s “flagship” theme ‘Resurgent Racism‘. This will “address the emergence of new forms of racism manifesting as national populism and far-right extremism” in Australia. Dr Bella d’Abrera  wrote that the program is “knee-deep in the quagmire of identity politics, that most dangerous and divisive of
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What Greta Should’ve Told The UN
26 September 2019

What Greta Should’ve Told The UN

For every page of legislation produced by Parliament, there are a further 8 pages produced by unelected and unaccountable government agencies: https://www.facebook.com/Inst.ofPublicAffairs/videos/381832436079040/ That’s the key take out from Kurt Wallace’s latest video on regulatory dark matter. This contributes to the $176 billion in lost economic output red tape costs Australia each year. Read more in Kurt’s research report from June here. Here are the three
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Stand Up For Freedom Of Intellectual Inquiry
19 September 2019

Stand Up For Freedom Of Intellectual Inquiry

“Open, honest, and fearless discussion of climate science is more important than ever before” said Gideon Rozner, promoting the publication of Climate Change: The Facts 2020. The latest instalment will bring together expert authors to present research on climate change that is too often ignored by our public institutions. Watch Gideon’s video here. You can make a tax deductible donation to
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A Huge Win For Freedom Of Speech
12 September 2019

A Huge Win For Freedom Of Speech

Big announcement: Climate Change: The Facts 2020 is on its way. Click here to make a tax deductible donation to its publication and here to read Dr Peter Ridd’s letter  on why the publication of this book is so important. It’s been a big week for freedom of speech on climate change! The Federal Circuit Court said on Friday James Cook
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Media Watch Is Everything That Is Wrong With The ABC
5 September 2019

Media Watch Is Everything That Is Wrong With The ABC

Good news! 82% of university students think they should be exposed to challenging or offensive views, while only a measly 2% disagree. Watch Renee Gorman in the IPA’s latest video: That’s from an upcoming survey the IPA commissioned of 500 university students. 59% of university students believe they have been prevented from voicing their opinions on controversial issues by other students, while 31% of
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Dave Chappelle Is Going To Save Comedy
29 August 2019

Dave Chappelle Is Going To Save Comedy

This is why the best form of welfare is a job, and why it is so important to lower the barriers to employment. 64% of workers in low-paid work transition to higher-paid work within just two years:That’s from Kurt Wallace’s Parliamentary Research Brief The First Rung: The role of low-paid work in building success released last week. You can relax
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Combing The Internet For Offence
15 August 2019

Combing The Internet For Offence

This graph shows the extent of Australia’s red tape crisis. The number of regulatory restrictiveness clauses in federal legislation increased from around 2,000 in the late 1970s to 95,000 in 2015: That graph comes from RegData Australia – a landmark project where the IPA has worked alongside the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in the USA to establish a tool to quantify and
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