Archived publication for 2000 in IPA Review article
In some ways, the digital decision is like the notorious 'three-card trick' where unsuspecting players have three dubious choices to part with their money; consumers should be careful not to fall for exaggerated claims.
It is popular these days to espouse an apocalyptic vision of the future of our planet...Yet these and many other environmental causes are based on weak or bad science. The reality is that the future of the planet has never been brighter.
One of the perversities of modern life is the tendancy to accentuate the negative and ignore the positive. This is particularly the case for globalization and jobs.
The crisis in East Timor over the past twelve months or so posed a serious challenge not only to Australian policymakers but also to the media in its coverage of the crisis.
Management and politicians can be bigger barriers to prosperity than unions.
In 1995, my IPA Review article 'Losing Their Faculties?' looked at some of the dreadful courses imposed on students by Australian universities. This return to the crime scene shows the same academic confusion of fashion, political bias and...
Even good ideas need selling. And reformers shouldn't be afraid of fairness.
From 1984 until the early 1990s, New Zealand was regarded as the leading economic reformer in the Western world.
The defeat of the Kennett Government as a result of the Victorian State election of 18 September 1999 suprised almost all observers. A look at how defeat was snatched from the jaws of victory.
Michael Warby interviews John Wamsley.