When Right is Wrong

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Many years ago, a short and stroppy Frenchman named Napoleon promulgated driving on the right. He ordered his armies and the inhabitants of all the countries he invaded to keep…

Beware a Bureaucratic Blowout!

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As there are no profit and loss assessments in a bureaucracy — only social cost vs social investment assumptions — seven taxpayer-funded bureaucrats will end up doing what should have taken one. A major…

The Years That Condemn

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A longer version of this was originally published in The Independent Business Weekly in 2002. In these strange and uncertain times I felt it appropriate on Anzac Day 2020 to…

Never Waste a Good Crisis

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In these troubled times, with Covid19’s deadly tentacles creeping across the globe, it’s hard to see when it will end, let alone what the future will look like when it…