Justin Campbell

Queensland’s undemocratic electoral processes

13 November 2017 12:05 pm

Libertarians, classical liberals and small government conservatives will likely be disappointed with their options when they come to vote in…

Too controversial to debate: IQ and learning

10 November 2017 12:09 pm

Deplatforming has again become an issue after Teach First, a UK not-for-profit organisation that recruits teachers from other academic disciplines,…

“My family’s voting ‘Yes’!”

18 October 2017 12:37 pm

Last Saturday evening I had a curious encounter. I was busy running around LibertyFest making sure everything ran smoothly when…

“No” campaign dad shows why we need school choice

12 October 2017 5:01 pm

Last week, Buzzfeed reported that Steve Tourloukis, a Canadian father prominent in advertising by the Coalition for Marriage, “asked for…

If corporations care so much about diversity and inclusion, they should hire older workers

26 September 2017 1:06 pm

It has become fashionable for corporations to promote diversity and inclusion, but if they cared about being inclusive, they would…

Liberal or progressive? You can’t be both

20 September 2017 1:01 pm

In the aftermath of the British election Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron was forced to resign because of his Christian…

Whatever happened to fast food?

5 September 2017 1:05 pm

Lately, I’ve been asking myself a question: whatever ever happened to fast food? It just seems everywhere I go the…

The Greens abolish private property

22 August 2017 5:16 pm

Ok, not quite — but the Queensland party has released a policy to “fix the rigged system that treats renters…

Corporations don’t have views on same-sex marriage, people do

18 August 2017 8:57 am

After the news that Australia will proceed with a postal plebiscite on same sex marriage, Qantas, a long time supporter…

Australia’s deindustrialisation

14 August 2017 7:27 am

High energy prices are causing Australia to deindustrialise. Earlier this month mining giant Glencore’s chief Peter Freyberg’s called for the…

The left can’t meme

4 August 2017 12:08 pm

Having grown up in the 1980s and 1990s I remember a time when popular culture mocked the right wing stiff.…

Won’t somebody please think of the children!

1 August 2017 12:00 pm

Most of us have memories of walking to school. It was a small step towards independence on the long journey…

It’s time for Labor voters to pay their way

25 May 2017 7:27 am

It now looks like that Labor and the Greens will support a tax increase for people earning above $85,000 a…

The great renewable energy swindle

16 March 2017 7:22 am

As with all swindles, the great renewable energy swindle has ended with the sad realisation that we’ve been had. Having…

Anti hate laws: an attack on free speech

27 December 2016 9:21 am

Anti-hate laws across the world and in Australia are being used to restrict free speech. In Australia, LibertyWorks recently reported…

18c and the cult of victimhood

14 December 2016 1:30 pm

In a shock turn of events, the hunter has become the hunted in the Queensland University of Technology 18c case.…

The fat bogan tax

29 November 2016 12:16 pm

Last week the good people at Centre for Authoritarian Ideas – otherwise known as the Grattan Institute – released a…

The Human Rights Commission must be abolished

23 November 2016 7:06 am

Cato the Elder would end every speech with, ‘Carthago delenda est’; ‘Carthage must be destroyed’. Rome had defeated Carthage in…

Play to win

16 November 2016 2:30 pm

If there’s one lesson to take from Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election, it is that conservatives and libertarians…

Free speech and the boss: who wins?

3 November 2016 4:39 pm

When the internet first began in early 90s one of its defining characteristics was anonymity. People created Hotmail, Yahoo and AOL accounts with…

The two true deplorables

24 October 2016 1:08 pm

We live in an age where everyone is told: follow your dreams. Let your passion guide you. But, most of…

David Van Gend and the Rainbow Jihadists

3 October 2016 7:38 am

Traditional marriage campaigner David Van Gend recently did that most rare of things – he defended the freedom of his…

New welfare model, old welfare results

27 September 2016 7:35 am

Social Services Minister Christian Porter has announced that the government intends to introduce a New Zealand style approach to welfare.…

Bans on political donations threaten our democracy

15 September 2016 1:09 pm

Imagine for a moment that you’re the managing director of a mining company. You have a project that has met…

It’s time for us plebeians to have our plebiscites

6 September 2016 7:23 am

Since Tony Abbott promised a plebiscite on same sex marriage the role of plebiscites in Australian democracy has been hotly…