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Australia Between West and East — Now and in the Future

What does Western Civilisation mean in 2017? Why spend a day discussing Western Civilisation? Is it static or does it evolve? Australian economist Wolfgang Kasper was part of Mannkal Economic...

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Reason and Doubt — The Christian Roots of Liberty

Reverend Peter Kurti is a Research Fellow co-ordinating the Religion and Civil Society program at the Centre for Independent Studies in Sydney. The program examines the implications of a liberal...

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The Origins of Freedom

Dr Bella d’Abrera is the Director of the Foundations of Western Civilisation Program at IPA. She is the author of a number of books, including The Tribunal of Zaragoza and Crypto-Judaism,...

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The Great Unlearning

Dr Jennifer Oriel is a columnist with a PhD in political science and has written extensively on matters pertaining to liberalism in our society, including the threats to western civilisation,...

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The Attack on the Enlightenment and Campus Free Speech

Matthew Lesh is a Research Fellow at the IPA where his interests include the power of economic and social freedom, the foundations of western civilisation, university intellectual freedom, and the...

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The Culture of Freedom — Western Civilisation and the Next Generation

Dr Kevin Donnelly AM is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Catholic University and Director of the Melbourne-based Education Standards Institute. He was part of Mannkal Economic Education Foundation's Western...

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How Western Civilisation enabled Silicon Valley

John Chisholm has three decades of experience as an entrepreneur, CEO and investor. In 1997 he founded and for a decade served as CEO/Chairman of CustomerSat, a leading provider of...

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Ron Manners and John Chisholm: Are we facing the end of free trade?

https://youtu.be/_ghUQqA4CbA Panel Question: ‘Are we facing the end of free trade?’ John Mullen introducing panellists in Spanish. RON MANNERS: I must congratulate the translators, you have firstly the challenge of...

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Lawrence (Larry) W. Reed in Conversation with Ron Manners

Ron has a chat with Lawrence (Larry) W Reed in this Conversation with Ron Manners series.

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Great turning points in Australia’s history: Geoffrey Blainey

Professor Geoffrey Blainey, a prominent Australian historian, academic, philanthropist and commentator, speaking at the Freedom to Choose Conference 2014, held at the University of Notre Dame in Fremantle, Western Australia. Prof...

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