The Looking Forward Podcast

Ep 46: Are We Haunted By Turnbull’s Ghost?

December 4, 2019

Why did Pauline Hanson sink the bill to crack down on unions, and what good would it have done? (1:48-15:29) Ten years on since Tony Abbott rolled Malcom Turnbull over climate change, are we still being haunted by his political ghost? (15:29-27:51) Do the worrying signs in our economy justify calls for stimulus, or is it time to get back to the basics of wealth creation? (27:51-44:03) Your hosts Scott Hargreaves and Dr Chris Berg are joined by the IPA’s Director of Policy, Gideon Rozner and Research Fellow Kurt Wallace to answer these questions as well as dive into their culture picks including Ted Gioia’s Music: A Subversive History, Llewelllyn Rockwell’s Against the Left, the late Clive James’ collection of essays Cultural Amnesia and the right-wing self-help book You Are the Message (44:03-1:06:02).


Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) Bill 2019;fileType=application%2Fpdf#search=%22legislation/billsdgs/7040245%22

Anatomy of a defeat: how a thaw between unions and One Nation doomed the 'integrity' bill; The Guardian

Statement on the Conduct of Monetary Policy (1996)


Culture Picks:

Music: A Subversive History; Ted Gioia

Against the Left: A Rothbardian Libertarianism; Llewellyn H Rockwell Jr

Cultural Amnesia – Necessary Memories from History and the Arts; Clive James

You Are the Message: Getting What You Want by Being Who You Are; Roger Ailes

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