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Flat White

Postcard from Buenos Aires

18 December 2023

12:01 AM

18 December 2023

12:01 AM

Wide awake at 3 am, in submission to the gods of jet lag, seemed an apt moment to jot down first impressions of a few days in Buenos Aires, attendant as I was for the inauguration – ‘incuncion’ – of Argentina’s newly minted radical libertarian President Javier Milei.

I am carrying the bags of the Libertarian Party MP in the NSW Parliament, Hon John Ruddick, MLC, whose question without notice to the Hon Daniel Mookhey, MLC, ‘Is the NSW Treasury following the anarcho-capitalist experiment in Argentina?’ was followed by supplementary advice on the pregnant potential of Milei’s bold ideas for the NSW...

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