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The Pointless Tragedy of War – Part II

30 November 2022  •  Ron Manners

The similarly titled Part 1 (Nov. 16, 2022) has created sufficient interest to warrant a follow-up – Part 2 – with a fresh …

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The Pointless Tragedy of War – Part I

17 November 2022  •  Ron Manners

In Europe and here in Australia My grandfather, W.G. Manners, wrote the below poem while he was reflecting on two of his sons …

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Travel & Creativity

11 November 2022  •  Ron Manners

They say that distance and difference are the secrets to creativity. Perhaps that is why I have returned to Australia refreshed from spending three …

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Corporate Culture 2022

10 October 2022  •  Ron Manners

At Mannwest Group and Mannkal Foundation we invest in a wide range of publicly listed companies as we are dependent on their continuing …

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Why does Senator Pauline Hanson remind me of Ukraine?

9 September 2022  •  Ron Manners

Those of us, fortunate enough, to have heard Pauline Hanson’s ‘Cost of Living’ speech in the Senate on Sept 7th, 2022 may have …

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Bamboozled by one government stuff up after another?

15 August 2022  •  Ron Manners

(Easy to understand if you study one branch of economics) Is this a harsh headline? Why the focus on government failure? How do …

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Geoffrey Brennan, RIP

3 August 2022  •  Ron Manners

Sadly Australian economics and political philosopher Geoffrey Brennan has suddenly passed away from complications of acute leukemia. I was in Canberra recently, but …

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Inherited Debt – Getting Worse!

11 July 2022  •  Ron Manners

In 2012 I wrote a poem (below) expressing concern at the level of debt inherited by every newborn Australian. It was then $80,796 …

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Submarine Answers? A Brewing Bombshell?

15 June 2022  •  Ron Manners

Will someone please dig a little deeper? The truth may surprise us. (Please share this story with your contacts!) Prompting my question is …

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Leadership Can Not be Delegated!

13 May 2022  •  Ron Manners

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia. Anyone else old enough to remember when any corporate, political or education leader, said …

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