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Australian opinion leaders join free market think tank

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Senior businessperson Michael Kroger has joined the board of the Institute of Public Affairs, and Tom Switzer, high-profile foreign affairs and political commentator has been appointed a Research Fellow at the IPA.

2008 Harold Clough Lecture: 'The Politics and Science of Climate Change: The Wrong Stuff'

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Aynsley Kellow

The 2008 IPA Lecture was organised in conjunction with the Mannkal Economic Education Foundation. I am pleased to present this lecture today in Perth. I am particularly pleased to find that Perth is still here. I last visited here in 2005 - the...

Liberal and Labor governments can't seem to restrain their spending

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Mitch Fifield

The new government has been laying out excellent criteria for public policy, writes Mitch Fifield. But its own policies are failing these stringent tests. On a Brisbane stage in mid-November last year, Kevin Rudd positioned the final nail above...

Shooting down the enemies of progress

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Tony Gilland

Tony Gilland reviews An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming by Nigel Lawson (Overlook, 2008, 144 pages) & The Enemies of Progress: The Dangers of Sustainabilityby Austin Williams (Imprint, 2008, 156 pages) An Appeal to Reason:...

It's been a long time since the Corn Laws

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Tim Wilson

Tim Wilson reviews Trade Policy, New Century: The WTO, FTAs and Asia Rising by Razeen Sally (Institute of Economic Affairs,2008, 226 pages) Despite their common goal, there is enormous debate amongst free trade advocates about the best means to...

Building the social convenant around social diversity

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Rick Brown

Rick Brown reviews The Home We Build Together: Recreating Society by Jonathan Sacks (Continuum, 2007, 272 pages) At ‘the end of history there are no serious ideological competi­tors left to liberal democracy.' So said Francis Fukuyama in...

Superannuation and MacBank as the zenith of the Australian nation

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Richard Allsop

Richard Allsop reviews Unfinished Business: Paul Keating's interrupted revolution by David Love (Scribe, 2008, 264 pages) According to David Love in his new book Unfinished Business: Paul Keating's interrupted revolu­tion, Paul Keating and...

Can free markets be as interesting as regulated markets?

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Sinclair Davidson

Sinclair Davidson reviews The Best Book on the Market: How to Stop Worrying and Love the Free Economyby Eamonn Butler (Capstone, 2008, 172 pages) Eamonn Butler has written a marvellous little book promot­ing the free market. The best book on...

Editorial, September 2008

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Chris Berg

Free-marketeers cannot refuse to engage and critique the emissions trading scheme just because they are not happy with the science. This edition of the IPA Review focuses on the federal government's new emissions trading scheme (ETS). It does not,...

Try to remember: when you're in opposition, it's not about you anymore

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Christian Kerr

‘If you don't understand the GST, don't vote for it.' That was Paul Keating's message days out from the 1993 election. It helped turn the poll around. Like all successful political lines, it was both shorthand and subliminal. What Keating...

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