Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

Lawrence Mead


Featured Publication

  • Have We All Gone Mad? The Snowflake Epidemic 22 November 2018 | OP168
    University campuses throughout the West are in the grip of a troubling social phenomenon, now in danger of spreading beyond the ivy walls. Once bastions of intellectual rigour and freedom of thought, universities have become closed-minded and self-censoring, pandering to…...
    University campuses throughout the West are in the grip of a troubling social phenomenon, now in danger of spreading beyond the ivy walls. Once bastions of intellectual rigour and freedom of thought, universities have become closed-minded and self-censoring, pandering to…
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Media & Commentary

  • America will prevail 28 July 2007 | The Australian Financial Review
    To read the newspapers, one would believe US power was in steep decline. There are prophets of error, the many critics who believe US foreign policy has gone seriously wrong, especially in Iraq. And there are prophets of weakness, such…
    To read the newspapers, one would believe US power was in steep decline. There are prophets of error, the many critics who believe US foreign policy has gone seriously wrong, especially in Iraq. And there are prophets of weakness, such…
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  • A workable way out of the welfare trap 18 August 2004 | The Australian
    IN the past decade, the US reduced its welfare rolls by more than 60 per cent. It achieved this mainly by requiring the adult recipients to work, although good economic conditions and new childcare and wage subsidies also helped. About…
    IN the past decade, the US reduced its welfare rolls by more than 60 per cent. It achieved this mainly by requiring the adult recipients to work, although good economic conditions and new childcare and wage subsidies also helped. About…
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Publications

  • Conflict vs Mistake: Academic cultures and explanatory conflict 11 September 2018 | OP167
    The 2018 Helen Hughes Lecture explains why and how universities are fuelling the corrosive identity politics phenomena that is sweeping western countries. With a mix of erudition and common sense, Claire Lehmann — the founder and editor-in-chief of renowned online magazine Quillette — unpacks complicated academic theories and draws laser-sharp…...
    The 2018 Helen Hughes Lecture explains why and how universities are fuelling the corrosive identity politics phenomena that is sweeping western countries. With a mix of erudition and common sense, Claire Lehmann — the founder and editor-in-chief of renowned online magazine Quillette — unpacks complicated academic theories and draws laser-sharp…
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