Monthly Archives: April 2012

An Evening With James Delingpole

Today’s LibertyGibbert thread comes to you from Sydney, Australia’s largest city, where this evening I had the great pleasure of listening to James Delingpole, climate warrior and God-Emperor of the blogosphere, speaking live to a packed house.

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Calling A Spade A Bloody Shovel

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Our Traditions Are Worth Upholding

On this day, the 97th Anzac Day, I have been wondering about the motives of some in our community who, by all appearances, seem to want to ditch our national traditions, in particular our annual remembrance of those soldiers who … Continue reading

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Copyright And Intellectual Property – A Case Of Overkill

Two pieces of information I’ve received in the last 24 hours prompted me to open a discussion on Libertarianism and intellectual property rights. Firstly, the tragic death yesterday of Australian band Men At Work’s multi-instrumentalist Greg Ham, in his suburban … Continue reading

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Neither A Soul To Damn, Nor A Body To Kick

Today I’m having a look at an issue you might not generally associate with Libertarianism, but whose existence directly impacts on the liberty of us all, thousands of times every day: the company. Specifically, the limited-liability, joint stockholder corporation.

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Revenge Of The Banana Benders

That’s how people in other states of Australia refer to Queenslanders. The state election on March 24, resulting in the biggest electoral loss for the Australian Labor Party in any election since the Second World War, says much about the … Continue reading

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