How the American left is becoming more stupid – Weekly Roundup

Mar 23, 2024
Old economics books
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The ideas of Peter Dutton and Jürgen Habermas, the government shifts ground on intergenerational politics, a fact check on law’n’order fearmongers, and How the American left is becoming more stupid. Read on for the weekly roundup of links to articles, podcasts, reports and other media on current economic and political issues.


Even the IMF wants to see the economics textbooks re-written. Expect electricity prices to fall, provided we don’t go nuclear. The government finally realises that it’s wrong to keep asking young Australians to support well-off older Australians.


A fellow Queenslander exposes Dutton’s plan to Make Australia Afraid Again. When will the law’n’order mob admit that crime rates are falling?


The reading wars. Trends on STEM. Reflections on private and single-sex schools. Sound advice from a former Liberal minister on closing the urban-bush education gap. How the American left is becoming more stupid.

Public ideas

All you need to know about economics in a short article, supported by an 11-minute video. Why are evangelical Christians attracted to political strongmen (Hint: it has nothing to do with the Sermon on the Mount). Introducing, or re-introducing, Jürgen Habermas.


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