Scott Hargreaves

Braving two terrifying tribes: academics and racism warriors

3 October 2019 1:34 pm

Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon, who died this week aged 81, was in the last generation of that profession who could claim…

When regulators roam out of control

28 August 2019 4:43 pm

Ask Australian business people and industry representatives in formal meetings about our nation’s regulatory burden, and you will be told…

The minors are now major parties, despite old player and media whinges

28 May 2019 7:31 am

Is there really a continuing drift away from the major parties in Australian parties? Like many I have in recent…

We can’t even get the Australia Day we have already right

27 September 2018 4:53 pm

Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie is only the latest politician to mistakenly suggest that Australia Day celebrates the arrival of Captain…

Plastic Bags and the nuisance state

29 June 2018 4:48 pm

The lives of ordinary people have been made worse by the elimination of plastic bags in supermarkets – achieved by…