July 1, 2011 11
There was something slightly obscene about a majority of Australians -- bogans and latte sippers united -- reaction to the clear brutality in some Indonesian slaughterhouses.
June 30, 2011 8
IPA has been the leading advocate for the centre-right in Australia to be more libertarian, in both economic and social spheres, writes James Paterson, associate editor of the Institute of Public Affairs’ Review.
June 29, 2011 15
As a consumer society encourages the reality and perception of cultural disarray -- from sexting to obesity -- the state takes over control of life that would once have been the preserve of cultural norms or the individual conscience.
June 21, 2011 8
Weeks after it began, the world's press has started to pay attention to the real story in Greece -- the continued refusal of the people of Greece to accept the conditions going with it.
May 25, 2011 8
We have always known that -- we, who think about such things, anyway -- but the implicit assumption has always been that automation would come to industry first.
May 5, 2011 9
Outside of a full-bore general election, it's about as heavy an official political moment as you could get in the UK -- and at least one result has the potential for enormous repercussions.
April 29, 2011 40
Our Kate is no Diana, although the eating disorder appears to be coming along nicely.
April 11, 2011 9
The whole scandal has blown up mere weeks after News was given the go-ahead to take a controlling interesting in Sky Broadcasting.
April 8, 2011 28
The ethical core of Green politics is that collectively and democratically, people should have control over those parts of human existence that are intrinsically shared and universal.
April 6, 2011 8
The one thing the Australian public will never be presented with is the real choice -- do you want genuine community control over immigration policy, levels and source (a process that would generate an answer liked by neither left nor right)?