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Mates for Mining

26 November 2020  •  Ron Manners

On the 20th November, 2020, Mannkal was pleased to host the fast-growing "Mates for Mining" morning tea established in order to recognise those …

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“Bunking” your own philosophy

23 October 2020  •  Ron Manners

On Monday the 12th of October I had the pleasure of addressing students of Perth Modern School on the subject of entrepreneurship. Let …

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A significant Mannkal wedding

6 October 2020  •  Ron Manners

On Saturday, 3rd October, many of our Mannkal Team attended the marriage of our Executive Director, Andrew Pickford, to Shironi De Silva. It …

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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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