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Australia’s ‘Covid Honour Roll’ is Absurd

Australia’s ‘Covid Honour Roll’ is Absurd

Rebekah Barnett: Dystopian Down Under In Australia, you can preside over human rights abuses, you can run the healthcare system into the ground, you can authorise police violence on citizens, you can blow millions-to-billions on cancelled infrastructure projects, and you can name-call from the bully pulpit…and we’ll give you an award for ...
Hillbilly Elegy: Extract

Hillbilly Elegy: Extract

The book by Vice-Presidential candidate J. D. Vance As the blurbs go: a fascinating insight into the white underclass who voted for Donald Trump en masse, ensuring a Presidency like no other. The book The Deplorables may yet to be written. But Hillbilly Elegy comes mighty close.It is one of those books which is most striking not for what it says, ...
“Don’t Blow the Whistle”, In a Legal First Australia Imprisons Lawyer for Exposing War Crimes

“Don’t Blow the Whistle”, In a Legal First Australia Imprisons Lawyer for Exposing War Crimes

By Paul Gregoire: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog Australians are raised on ideas of freedom, justice and equality: principles that the nation is said to embody, and its defence forces uphold.  And it’s implicitly understood that serving military officers take no pleasure in committing acts that are usually criminal, as it’s a sacrifice made for the ...
Elon Musk is mad he’s been ordered to remove Sydney church stabbing videos from X. He’d be more furious if he saw our other laws

Elon Musk is mad he’s been ordered to remove Sydney church stabbing videos from X. He’d be more furious if he saw our other laws

Rob Nicholls, University of Sydney, Australia Australia’s eSafety Commissioner has ordered social media platform “X” (formerly known as Twitter) to remove graphic videos of the stabbing of Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel in Sydney last week from the site. The incident was captured on the church’s livestreamed mass service. In response to this order, X’s ...

The Face Behind Australia’s Censorship Push

Rebekah Barnett and Andrew Lowenthal: Dystopian Down Under Australia’s eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, has made international headlines over alleged censorship creep in an escalating standoff with social media platform X, owned by billionaire Elon Musk. Inman Grant’s current crusade is not an isolated affair. She is a key player in a ...
Elites at War with the People

Elites at War with the People

By Australia’s Professor Emeritus Ramesh Thakur: Brownstone Institute An important takeaway from the last four years for many governments is the surprising ease of winning public compliance with demands for intrusive behavioural changes that completely reset the balance of rights and responsibilities between citizens, society, markets, and the ...

Australia’s ‘Covid Honour Roll’ is Absurd

Australia’s ‘Covid Honour Roll’ is Absurd
Rebekah Barnett: Dystopian Down Under In Australia, you can preside over human rights abuses, you can run the healthcare system into the ground, you can authorise police violence on citizens, you can blow millions-to-billions on cancelled infrastructure projects, and you can name-call from the bully pulpit…and we’ll give you an award for ...

Hillbilly Elegy: Extract

Hillbilly Elegy: Extract
The book by Vice-Presidential candidate J. D. Vance As the blurbs go: a fascinating insight into the white underclass who voted for Donald Trump en masse, ensuring a Presidency like no other. The book The Deplorables may yet to be written. But Hillbilly Elegy comes mighty close.It is one of those books which is most striking not for what it says, ...

“Don’t Blow the Whistle”, In a Legal First Australia Imprisons Lawyer for Exposing War Crimes

“Don’t Blow the Whistle”, In a Legal First Australia Imprisons Lawyer for Exposing War Crimes
By Paul Gregoire: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog Australians are raised on ideas of freedom, justice and equality: principles that the nation is said to embody, and its defence forces uphold.  And it’s implicitly understood that serving military officers take no pleasure in committing acts that are usually criminal, as it’s a sacrifice made for the ...

Elon Musk is mad he’s been ordered to remove Sydney church stabbing videos from X. He’d be more furious if he saw our other laws

Elon Musk is mad he’s been ordered to remove Sydney church stabbing videos from X. He’d be more furious if he saw our other laws
Rob Nicholls, University of Sydney, Australia Australia’s eSafety Commissioner has ordered social media platform “X” (formerly known as Twitter) to remove graphic videos of the stabbing of Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel in Sydney last week from the site. The incident was captured on the church’s livestreamed mass service. In response to this order, X’s ...

The Face Behind Australia’s Censorship Push

Rebekah Barnett and Andrew Lowenthal: Dystopian Down Under Australia’s eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, has made international headlines over alleged censorship creep in an escalating standoff with social media platform X, owned by billionaire Elon Musk. Inman Grant’s current crusade is not an isolated affair. She is a key player in a ...

Elites at War with the People

Elites at War with the People
By Australia’s Professor Emeritus Ramesh Thakur: Brownstone Institute An important takeaway from the last four years for many governments is the surprising ease of winning public compliance with demands for intrusive behavioural changes that completely reset the balance of rights and responsibilities between citizens, society, markets, and the ...