Archived publication for 2003 in IPA Review article
An appetite for short-term gain and the absence of stabilizing political and economic institutions is driving Africa to the wall.
An inability to identify sources properly, and unwillingness to be even-handed and an obsession with an impending 'humanitarian crisis' that never happened- that's 'your ABC' on Iraq.
A former senior US judge bemoans the growing trend towards judicial activism and the dangers that it poses for our democratic institutions.
Recent newspaper reports of a 'conspiracy' by the IPA to silence activist NGOs are not only exaggerated, but false. The Chief 'conspirator' tells all.
Super funds have fiduciary obligations to their unit holders. Why, then, did two funds recently abstain on a vote with direct financial implications for their clients?
Whipping up public fears that GM canola would be the 'first' GM food in Australia conveniently overlooks the fact that we've been eating oil from GM cotton for years.
The native vegetation regulators are trying to do the impossible. In the process, they are burdening Australian private landowners with enormous costs.
Long-term, careful French plans for leaving New Caledonia stand in stark contrast to some of the hasty 'decolonizations' seen elsewhere.
Calls for government to create more social capital need to be scrutinized very carefully, lest they disguise socialism by another name.
The IPA has often suffered the (false) charge that corporate funding taints the credibility of its arguments. But no-one seems the least worried about activist NGOs and their credibility as they dash for corporate cash.