Western Civilisation

The ABC No Longer Has A Purpose, Except Pleasing Itself

There is good reason why former communications minister Richard Alston may have thought the ABC has a high-quality media of record while growing up in the 1940s and 1950s. For the times,…

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Charted Waters

This article from the Summer 2020 edition of the IPA Review is written by IPA Adjunct Fellow, Zachary Gorman. The unique circumstances of the pandemic have seen age-old questions about…

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O, Teach Me How … To Think!

This article from the Summer 2020 edition of the IPA Review is written by IPA Director of the Foundations of Western Civilisation Program, Bella d’Abrera. In 2010, the Foundations of…

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Ideals Carved In Stone

This article from the Summer 2020 edition of the IPA Review is written by IPA Director of Research, Daniel Wild. In his famous speech at Mount Rushmore for Fourth of…

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Beware The Anti-Trump Tyrants

The year recently ended revealed that the authoritarian impulse is never very far from the surface. It may lay dormant for a time but it never goes away. Here in…

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Banning Donald Trump From Twitter, Facebook Undermines Public Debate

Donald Trump has been banned from Twitter as well as Facebook, TikTok, and Snapchat. This came after a violent mob stormed the United States Capitol last week, desecrating key symbols…

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Legislated Voice Will Divide Australians By Race

The federal government released on Saturday the interim report on an Indigenous Voice, through its co-design process for what an Indigenous Voice would look like and how it might operate….

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Poll: Australians Reject Politically Correct War On Christmas

A new poll of 1,038 Australians commissioned by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs finds that Australians thoroughly reject the politically correct censorship of the term ‘Merry Christmas’. The poll data was…

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Lasting Legacy

This article from the Summer 2020 edition of the IPA Review was written by IPA staff. America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie…

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Time To Tell The Truth About 2020

In his book The Fear and the Freedom – Why the Second World War Still Matters, the historian Keith Lowe writes about how the nations and individuals who survived through war…

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Warts And All Memorial

As its name makes clear, the Australian War Memorial exists to memorialise the service and sacrifice of Australians in war, as a reflection of our shared commitment to our country…

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America Is Losing Its Wall Against The Authoritarians

A few days ago Alexander Downer wrote on these pages that if he were American he would have voted for Donald Trump – but through gritted teeth. My view is different from…

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