GO CIOBO GO – It’s good to know that in the world of increasingly tempted by protectionism, free trade still has its fans: Australia should start negotiating a free-trade agreement with …

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U2? #METOO! – As Glenn Reynolds likes to say, why are the liberal institutions such cesspools of sexism and abuse? The anti-poverty campaign co-founded by Bono is being threatened with legal action …

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THAT’S NOT HOW IT WORKS. THAT’S NOT HOW ANY OF IT WORKS – According to News.com.au, Rihanna shapes Australia’s foreign aid policy: This is what star power looks like. A tweet from …

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TOP GLOBAL “PRESS OPPRESSOR” – The Committee to Protect Journalists really didn’t do itself any favours: The Committee to Protect Journalists named President Trump as the winner of its “Overall Achievement in …

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WHO’S UP, WHO’S DOWN – Forecasting is not an exact science, but interesting nevertheless: The 2018 World Economic League Table, released today, projects that Australia will jump two spots to …

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