31 January 2014
End The Cotton Wool Culture For Kids
A lot of nonsense has been written lately about young people, alcohol and violence. But there’s one particular bit of nonsense that stands out. It’s this statement from Michael Daube in The Sydney Morning Herald last week: “Today’s youth have vastly more freedom than before, and are much more affluent.” Daube is a professor of health policy at Curtin University
19 December 1943
To what extent should people’s choices be limited because of the harm they could do to themselves? Here you will find the IPA’s work on the Nanny State, or government regulations over areas that should be left up to the choice of the individual.