Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

Charles Murray


Featured Publication

  • Capitalism and Virtue: Reaffirming Old Truths 07 February 2013 | OP130
    Capitalism has become a dirty word and the current ‘segregation of capitalism from virtue’ is one of the major contributing factors to capitalism’s image problem. Over the course of the last 50 years, the United States has seen a divergence…...
    Capitalism has become a dirty word and the current ‘segregation of capitalism from virtue’ is one of the major contributing factors to capitalism’s image problem. Over the course of the last 50 years, the United States has seen a divergence…
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Media & Commentary

  • How the rich lead poor lives 20 November 2012 | Australian Financial Review
    Over the course of the last 50 years, the United States has seen a divergence in classes that is different in kind from anything it has known before. Part of that divergence has led to a new lower class that…
    Over the course of the last 50 years, the United States has seen a divergence in classes that is different in kind from anything it has known before. Part of that divergence has led to a new lower class that…
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Publications

  • In Praise of Elitism 01 February 2008 | OP107
    Australian society is frequently characterised as egalitarian: belief in a ‘fair go’ for all and a love for cutting down tall poppies are canonical elements of the national character. Does our distrust of elites sometimes lead us to accept mediocrity and settle for second best?          …...
    Australian society is frequently characterised as egalitarian: belief in a ‘fair go’ for all and a love for cutting down tall poppies are canonical elements of the national character. Does our distrust of elites sometimes lead us to accept mediocrity and settle for second best?          …
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