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Match this legacy!

26 September 2020  •  Ron Manners

Today marks the birthday of Leonard E. Read, founder of the Foundation for Economic Education and author of the iconic free-market essay I, …

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Are you being “mugged”?

9 September 2020  •  Ron Manners

We have had many challenges to face in 2020. Which to tackle first? Without the traditional wisdom of a reliable business or political …

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Why you should download this free ebook!

4 September 2020  •  Ron Manners

Back in 2009 I published Heroic Misadventures: Australia, Four Decades, Full Circle in which I retold some of my experiences in the gold-mining industry …

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Get up off your knees!

30 July 2020  •  Ron Manners

Enough of these ceremonial apologies, please! Is it time that we learned to think for ourselves instead of reacting to peer group pressure? …

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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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