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How Ayn Rand shaped my perspective on property rights

1 February 2018  •  Ron Manners

"The right to agree with others is not a problem in any society; it is the right to disagree that is crucial." — …

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Bettina Bien-Greaves: Emerging from Mises’ shadow

30 January 2018  •  Ron Manners

[caption id="attachment_3515" align="alignright" width="300"] Concluding a long dinner discussion in the home of Bettina and Percy, 1982[/caption] Retiring and then passing away at …

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A series of coincidences

12 January 2018  •  Ron Manners

A series of coincidences led me to Sonogno, Switzerland in 2002. I set off to find out more about free market economic think …

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School of the Air debacle

9 January 2018  •  Ron Manners

Forget ‘votes’ and concentrate on ‘nation building’ So the WA State Government is axing the School of the Air education for remote (productive) communities. Obviously …

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Reflection, remembrance, recognition and revelry

21 December 2017  •  Ron Manners

Around this time last year I was invited to address a crowd of 400 Mining Club WA members and guests for the yearly …

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The life and times of WG Manners

19 December 2017  •  Ron Manners

There’s a name that keeps popping up on this website and throughout my books — WG Manners, my grandfather. Since today is his …

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Nature’s Start-Ups: a festive poem

12 December 2017  •  Ron Manners

Nature knows the importance, of promoting new growth. New eggs are laid, to replace those lost to predators.   We see this nearby, …

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Libertarianism’s enormous challenge

6 December 2017  •  Ron Manners

Address to the Liberal Democrats Council The full title of this speech is Libertarianism’s enormous challenge and responsibility in Australia. It's a very …

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Western Mining Corp (1933–2005)

5 December 2017  •  Ron Manners

The history of Western Australia as missed by the media It's hard to imagine the history of Western Australia without productive industries such …

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Henry Hazlitt and the broken window

28 November 2017  •  Ron Manners

Regarding Henry Hazlitt Born on this day on 1894, Henry Hazlitt was the original economic journalist. He wrote about economics for a bunch …

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