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Ideas@The Centre 11

Vol. 3 No. 11 (March, 2011)

Freedom Quote of the Week
'The degree of a country's freedom is the degree of its prosperity.'
— Ayn Rand

  • Straddling black fella and white fella laws
    Sara Hudson | 25 Mar 2011

    Bess Nungarrayi Price, an activist against violence and chairwoman of the Northern Territory’s Indigenous Affairs Advisory Council, gave a moving talk at CIS this week about the problems faced by Central Australian Indigenous communities.

  • WikiSchool
    Jennifer Buckingham | 25 Mar 2011

    My School, like Wikileaks, is founded on the principle that although information might be abused, this is not sufficient reason to withhold it from the public. Unfortunately, My School has not enjoyed the same support Wikileaks has received from public intellectuals.

  • If the quake won't do it, Council will
    Eric Crampton | 25 Mar 2011

    When governments grant themselves emergency powers, regardless of fine intentions, liberties are in danger. It can lead to a sad erosion of rights as people are dictated to and are no longer allowed to assume their own risks.