• Nothing should be extorted on the pretense that it will be used for good purposes afterwards. - Nicholas Oresme (Circa 1350)

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  • The new, federally-imposed national curriculum will commence in NSW in 2014, and accompanying its rollout will be changes to homeschooling policies established by the NSW Board of Studies (BOS). These changes would effectively stamp out any possibility of home-educated children receiving an individualised education geared to their needs.
  • Until very recently, free-market economists paid little attention to the entities actually being exchanged on the very market they have advocated so strongly. Wrapped up in the workings and advantages of freedom of trade, enterprise, investment, and the price system, economists tended to lose sight of the things being exchanged on that market.
  • The government has blamed the shortage of water on drought and climate change. And while droughts may be created by a shortage of water, water shortages are created by an abundance of government intervention. In a free market, it is very unlikely any of the earth's resources would be used up.

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