Society

ABS Census Farce Reminds Us Statistics Are The ‘Eyes Of The Bureaucrat’
12 August 2016

ABS Census Farce Reminds Us Statistics Are The ‘Eyes Of The Bureaucrat’

In 1961, Murray Rothbard, the most important libertarian economist of the 20th century, wrote about the evils of government statistics. “Statistics are the eyes and ears of the bureaucrat, the politician, the socialistic reformer. Only by statistics can they know, or at least have any idea about, what is going on in the economy … How could the government impose
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A Pokemon In The Eye For Nanny State
13 July 2016

A Pokemon In The Eye For Nanny State

A new app is doing what years of nanny state programs and millions of wasted taxpayer dollars failed to do – get people outside, on their feet and living healthier lifestyles. Pokemon GO was released only last Wednesday and is already the most popular mobile application on iPhone and Android. The game puts players in aug-mented reality, based on real
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7 July 2016

Get More Cops On The Beat To Stop Violent Crime Wave

“The recent spate of cars being set on fire across Cranbourne illustrates the urgent need to reinvest some of Victoria’s criminal justice spending in the police force. This is the best way to stop violent crime,” said Daniel Wild, Research Fellow with the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. The recent car arsons come on top of
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Why Britain Should Vote ‘Leave’
21 June 2016

Why Britain Should Vote ‘Leave’

IPA Adjunct Fellow Georgina Downer explains why Britain should vote to leave the European Union, and what it would mean for Australia.
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20 June 2016

Bolt: Worth Fighting For

“One bloke who sticks his head up is Andrew Bolt…writing with clarity and conviction.” – Alan Jones, 2GB. Andrew Bolt is Australia’s most prominent and controversial commentator. In this second book of columns and reflections, Bolt is again in the front lines of our most urgent political and social debates, from Islam and immigration to the green movement and the
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