social activism

Lowering Ourselves To Rising
30 May 2024

Lowering Ourselves To Rising

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Dr Bella d’Abrera contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on Victoria’s economic performance. While Victorians can’t afford their bills, they’re paying for a post-modern horror show Melbourne’s CBD is a grim place, so why anyone would want to make it even grimmer is a mystery. Yet this is precisely what the artistic directors behind Rising,
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Apparently, Mathematics Can Be ‘Racist’
2 May 2024

Apparently, Mathematics Can Be ‘Racist’

In this article Colleen Harkin contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the national curriculum. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. The allegation that maths is racist and therefore needs to be ‘decolonised’ is not unique to ANU. Is maths racist? Professor Rowena Ball at
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Turning Students Into Barely Literate Social Justice Warriors
14 December 2023

Turning Students Into Barely Literate Social Justice Warriors

In this article Colleen Harkin contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into student aptitude and general education effectiveness in correlation with PISA rankings data. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. The recently released results of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) confirm yet
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Universities Need To Stop Being The Enablers Of Social Activism
20 September 2022

Universities Need To Stop Being The Enablers Of Social Activism

This article was originally published in The Epoch Times. In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into freedom of speech on Australian universities, conducted as part of the IPA’s Foundations of Western Civilisation Program. The Foundations of Western Civilisation Program was established in 2011 to defend and extend Australians’ understanding of the influential,
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