Australian libertarians now have a place they can go to get all the latest news & views about the libertarian movement in Australia. The main ALS website now provides links to all the latest commentary from all the main pro-freedom blogs in Australia. This is a summary of the Australian libertarian news & views for this week…
The “shaked & stirred” mob have provided details of the four speeches given on prohibition last weekend — covering prostitution, the internet, drugs & guns.
Following Rudd’s $10 billion give-away, Stephen Kirchner talks about why fiscal stimulus measures don’t work. And on other issues financial, Sukrit Sabhlok links to a brilliant video showing Peter Schiff repeatedly predicting the financial troubles in the US and other commentators mocking him.
Jennifer Marohasy notes that the Europeans are going cold on their emissions trading scheme, and she is leading a fight against an Australian ETS, and asking for your help. JC notes that James Hanson is also opposed to the ETS. Jim Fryar joins the global warming theme, noting that the founder of the weather channel and 30,000 others now want to sue Al Gore.
In other news, education expert Andrew Norton turns his attention to the issue of whether international students crowd-out Australian students at university, and Jason Soon points out the artistic double-standards of people who would glamourise Che Guevara, and sends people to this anti-Che facebook group.