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December 8, 2021
If we want our children to succeed, we must let them fail.
Education - Steven Schwartz - 6 comments
There is more than one way of organising a large secondary school but the one that dominates is based on same-age organisation, a grade system.
Education - Peter Barnard - 1 comment

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Australia would commit to investing in and expanding naval facilities in Darwin and on the west coast.
International - Binoy Kampmark - 2 comments
Another delegation argued that in order to recover from the pandemic, it will be imperative to strengthen international cooperation and solidarity.
International - Ioan Voicu - 1 comment

Monday, December 6, 2021

OK it may have not achieved its ridiculous, impractical phase-out of coal, but it did pass the agreement that is now called
Environment - Charles Essery - 2 comments
Falsely claiming Jews have no legal right to live in Judea and Samaria reeks of Jew-hatred.
International - David Singer - 5 comments

Friday, December 3, 2021

The James Bond franchise is up to 25 movies. Fast and Furious will have 10 to its credit in 2023. The COVID-19 franchise is already looking tired after only 5 iterations.
Health - Graham Young - 2 comments
The issues at play are long standing, and to an extent remain
International - Jeffrey Wall - 1 comment
People who work in public health, especially at the policy level, typically assume we all want to live forever and their mission is to ensure we do.
Health - David Leyonhjelm - 6 comments

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Detransition: Beyond Before and After. An edited extract.
Health - Max Robinson - 5 comments
As it stands, the US only reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 2 per cent from 1990 to 2019.
Environment - Chris Lewis - 9 comments

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Seventeen Nobel US based economists have said that the Biden Administration's $1.7 trillion 'Build Back Better' program, will increase growth without inflation.
Economics - Alan Moran - 1 comment
Cronyism and corruption issues raised their head within the administration before it was turfed from power after the leader Mahathir Mohamad suddenly resigned amid an attempt to set up a Malay-first coalition.
International - Murray Hunter

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Amazon may soon offer an end-of-the-university-as-we-know-it box set. (E-books, no doubt.)
Education - Steven Schwartz - 9 comments
The proposed Senate inquiry was questionable because it indicated a lack of trust by the Coalition parties in the ABC’s process.
Media - Scott Prasser - 27 comments

Monday, November 29, 2021

The religious discrimination legislation doesn't go far enough, and further action needs to be taken to deal with religious hate crimes.
Law & Liberties - Syed Atiq ul Hassan - 5 comments
The continuing flagrant violation of Article 80 of the UN's own 1945 Charter by its member states highlights the rapidly-increasing anti-Jewish bias that is infecting the UN and its agencies.
International - David Singer - 10 comments

Friday, November 26, 2021

Australia can help the PNG Covid response by directly supporting the Christian churches that provide health services to the people
International - Jeffrey Wall - 6 comments
Our spying against Timor-Leste and persecution of a whistleblower and his lawyer reads like a tawdry thriller that would embarrass James Bond.
Law & Liberties - Susan Connelly - 23 comments

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Inflation has not been around in western countries for some decades but now there is concern that inflation could return. Governments are printing unprecedented sums of money to pay for COVID recovery plans.
Economics - Keith Suter - 9 comments
Zuckerberg and his minions seek to corporately control the metaverse, using VR and AR to identify behavioural biometrics unique to each user.
Science & Technology - Binoy Kampmark - 2 comments

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

'We could power the entire world five times over from the Australian sun… It's a good measure of how large our country is, and how much great sun we have.'
Political Philosophy - Peter Bowden - 32 comments
The duty of the premier in these circumstances as the chief adviser to the governor is to inform the incumbent of Parliament's decision and in line with Westminster conventions, that Chapman's commission as minister be withdrawn.
Political Philosophy - Scott Prasser - 6 comments

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

I do not expect revolutionary and immediate measures to be adopted at the summit to save democracies from their rapid erosion in so many countries.
International - Alon Ben-Meir - 8 comments
Life’s fine under the palm trees at the beach.
International - Murray Hunter - 3 comments

Monday, November 22, 2021

To end life voluntary or assisted suicide or euthanasia is legal in many countries but at the same time illegal in most countries.
Law & Liberties - Syed Atiq ul Hassan - 15 comments
That's carbon dioxide as we breathe out. In at 400ppm and out at 4000, CO2 is an essential part of our life.
Environment - Ken Calvert - 23 comments

Friday, November 19, 2021

One would have thought that despite Sogavare's hostility to RAMSI, Australia would have retained at least some influence in the Solomon Islands.
International - Jeffrey Wall - 5 comments
They will expect us to subsidise their: NZE carbon offset airline tickets; Tesla electric cars; the free infrastructure and electricity to charge them and; solar panels/batteries.
Environment - Charles Essery - 39 comments

Thursday, November 18, 2021

COP26 president Alok Sharma called the outcome 'a fragile win', the outcome of 'hard work' and 'great cooperation' from the parties.
Environment - Binoy Kampmark - 12 comments
An intellectually disabled man on death row in Singapore has won another short reprieve, but the global campaign to save him is growing.
Law & Liberties - Peter Murphy - 12 comments

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

The Liberal Party wants exclusive ownership of the word liberal. Needless to say, the tribe will not benefit.
Political Philosophy - David Leyonhjelm - 7 comments
Every nation has a skeleton or three in its history cupboard. Australia is no different, except that in recent decades we have not only proclaimed our culpability to the world but have also exaggerated our crimes.
Indigenous Affairs - Brendan O'Reilly - 26 comments

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Claims that the Australian government's proposed national nuclear waste storage and disposal 'facility' near Kimba in South Australia is required to support nuclear medicine are not supported by the facts.
Environment - Jim Green - 12 comments
The attacks on the recently elected NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet have once raised the media bias against Christians in politics.
Political Philosophy - Greg Bondar - 15 comments

Monday, November 15, 2021

We think GDP will rise by 5.0% in the year to Q3 2022.
Economics - Michael Knox - 2 comments
Prior to heading to Glasgow, Morrison, having done his bit of crossdressing on the climate change front, was coy. He refused to reveal the modelling that went into the fabulous predictions of net-neutral utopia.
Domestic Politics - Binoy Kampmark - 9 comments

Friday, November 12, 2021

Education wasn't an issue because it was under-resourced, it was an issue because of progressive agendas like Critical Race Theory, and radical Gender Theory, being force-fed to kids.
Education - Graham Young - 24 comments
If Papua New Guinea is to really develop economically, and the living standards of the nine million people genuinely advance, Purari offers the best hope of delivering both.
International - Jeffrey Wall - 11 comments

Thursday, November 11, 2021

A property company controlled by a niece of former Chinese Vice President Zeng Qinghong is sinking deeper in default.
International - John Bethlesen - 2 comments
Blacks and Hispanics have the lowest levels of bachelor degree or higher attainment despite all groups improving in percentage terms from 2010 to 2019.
International - Chris Lewis - 53 comments

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Artificial carbon capture is an unnecessary waste - the grasslands, forests, crops and continental shelf of Australia sequester far more carbon dioxide than Australia emits from all energy, transport, agriculture and mining sources.
Environment - Viv Forbes - 14 comments
Many travel agents, tour operators and airlines seem to have been unwittingly caught up in the Arab-Jewish conflict including Qantas.
International - David Singer - 4 comments

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Recommended unscientific mental health screening of 1.8 million Australian children under 5 years old places them at risk of psychiatric drugs.
Health - Shelley Wilkins - 2 comments
None of this will make it any easier for the Nationals to repel the independents and other parties nibbling at their homeland seats, or mitigate their growing reputation as just another bunch of politicians.
Domestic Politics - Scott Prasser - 9 comments


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