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Mannkal’s New Strategic Alliance

10 June 2021  •  Ron Manners

Today we are excited to announce that Mannkal Economic Education Foundation has entered into a strategic alliance with the Centre for Entrepreneurial Research …

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Challenging our Shibboleths

26 May 2021  •  Ron Manners

A review of Mannerisms: 1985-2020 Former Liberal Leader of the Opposition, Bill Hassell AM, was kind enough to review my latest book Mannerisms: …

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On Banking and Bells: The Making of a Classical Liberal

20 May 2021  •  Mannwest Admin

There may be many “Andrew Reynolds” in the Perth metropolitan phonebook, but the odds are good there is only one who is a …

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Let us seek understanding; never conformity!

28 April 2021  •  Ron Manners

When we feel uneasy about many of today’s questionable policies, it is often a challenge to know what questions we should be asking. …

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What is Politics?

23 March 2021  •  Mannwest Admin

A Russian Jew was finally allowed to emigrate to Israel. At the Moscow airport, customs found a Lenin statue in his baggage and …

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2021 WA Senior Australian of the Year Nomination

18 February 2021  •  Ron Manners

In November 2020 I was honoured to be nominated for the 2021 WA Senior Australian of the Year Award.  The below video showcases …

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Australia’s outback highway revisited in 2020

8 February 2021  •  Ron Manners

A story by former Mannkal Scholar Michael Cooke Ron, I have read your travel diary from the year 2000 as you travelled across …

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Common Sense in a Senseless World

27 January 2021  •  Ron Manners

Are you a fan of the quotations of Thomas Sowell? Here is your chance to meet the great man himself. https://youtu.be/WK4M9iJrgto

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The Bureaucratic Buggers

18 January 2021  •  Ron Manners

Following the successful outcome of my seven year dispute with the Australian Tax Office (1970's), I was happy to be 'back at work'. …

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I Always Wanted to Be… (a birthday poem)

8 January 2021  •  Ron Manners

If we had a say,and could be our favourite age,what would be our choice? Not really too old,nor really too young,A number that …

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