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Alcoa ‘on the nose’ again!

8 July 2020  •  Ron Manners

Alcoa is at it again! Ahead of seeking approval from the state government for a range of environmental approvals around its mines and …

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Defending Competitive Capitalism

24 June 2020  •  Ron Manners

Recently I have been asked by two of our Mannkal Alumni almost identical questions covering the same difficulty of defending ‘free market capitalism’ …

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Covid-19: How one eatery was done like a dinner by the bureaucrats

23 June 2020  •  Ron Manners

The West Australian, 2nd June 2020 As more and more well-informed opinions appear, it is becoming clear that much of the coronavirus lockdown was unnecessary.  …

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Open letter to family, friends and supporters

8 June 2020  •  Ron Manners

Dear family, friends and supporters, It is with great pleasure that I humbly share with you the news that I have been included …

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Get the economy moving again; you have to be joking!

5 June 2020  •  Ron Manners

Conflicts between government departments (federal, state and local) are as much a threat to each Australian’s prosperity, as is the Corona-Crisis itself. I …

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Remembering Karl Hess

13 May 2020  •  Ron Manners

One of the events that brightened up my ‘Coronavirus Besieged Easter’ was the Reason.com release of Jesse Walker’s interview with Daniel Tucker entitled …

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Awakening Possibilities!

17 April 2020  •  Ron Manners

Awakening Possibilities! (Our task is simple) While I’m currently pre-occupied with writing a piece on “why our next generation should take the Coronavirus …

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I miss Jon Utley

10 April 2020  •  Ron Manners

Each November, in New York City, Jon Utley and I have shared a meal.  We also invited a younger person, or two, to …

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Overwhelmed by “Dog Responses”

3 April 2020  •  Ron Manners

Over the festive season, I sent out my latest poem Why I Talk to Kelpie Dogs to all my friends, family and associates. I received …

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Coronavirus Era – 8 Rules

25 March 2020  •  Ron Manners

Don’t get sick.  You don’t want to be a burden on others, as they are already burdened by the fall-out from the current …

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