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Grievance studies gone to the dogs

19 October 2018  •  Ron Manners

This think piece was written by Dr Kevin Donnelly, Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Education and the Arts at Australian Catholic University. It …

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The fuse is lit

15 October 2018  •  Ron Manners

This speech was delivered at Explo '99, an AusIMM conference on rock breaking. In it I reveal not only my criminal past but …

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John Hyde in three words

1 October 2018  •  Ron Manners

At a recent celebration for  John Hyde, where he was presented with a festschrift, I was asked to describe him in three words. …

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Peter Thiel: The articulate libertarian

17 September 2018  •  Ron Manners

The Mont Pelerin Society is fortunate to have Peter Thiel speaking at this year’s General Meeting in Gran Canaria, Spain. Known as the articulate …

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Peter Thiel: Zero to One book review

17 September 2018  •  Ron Manners

Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups or How to Build the Future gives inside knowledge on the various questions to ask that will …

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How to be humbled!

16 August 2018  •  Ron Manners

Scrambling on board the flight from Hong Kong back to Perth once, my thoughts strayed to the key impression of my visit to …

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Croesus’ wine cellar

10 August 2018  •  Ron Manners

This undated article dips into timeless topics. It offers a uniquely Australian perspective of global issues such as mining exploration and foreign debt. …

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Over-regulation and the entrepreneur

22 July 2018  •  Ron Manners

One of the roles of the entrepreneur is to project a vision that is somewhat larger than reality. Then, as they take people forward …

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Croesus Mining NL: Highs and lows

2 July 2018  •  Ron Manners

There's been increased interest in Croesus Mining NL of late. It was founded in 1986 and during my time with the company it produced …

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Generational terms (What’s my excuse? Did I miss out on a label?)

28 June 2018  •  Ron Manners

So much is written about the various generations. The latest piece, I now read, by Rowan Dean, Australian Editor of The Australian Spectator under …

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