We live in a world where the only thing that matters is the ‘self’. It is an age where the concepts of ‘individualism’, ‘autonomy’ and ‘freedom’ are unchallenged. We take pride in our unfettered existence: we are at liberty to make our choices in our own world, subject to our own set of ever-malleable principles. Instant gratification is closely related to this obsession with ourselves. … Continue reading COVID-19 and looking beyond ourselves
The coronavirus pandemic presents a novel challenge for the world. Novel, not in the sense that mankind has not encountered large scale medical or existential challenges before, but in the sense that our global community is more connected than ever, presenting a more difficult challenge for containment of the viral and economic contagion. Then of course there is the miasma of panic, itself a contagion, … Continue reading An Appeal to Government: Govern According to Law
Growing up amongst the Indian diaspora in Western Sydney, the message from the community was always that the conservatism was the institution of the xenophobic establishment, of white imperialism, racism and the oppressive British Empire. On the other hand, it was simply assumed that the Left were our true representatives, running compassionate and caring policies that sought to suppress racism and make us feel welcome. … Continue reading The Ethnic Vote: An Uphill Battle Facing 21st Century Conservatives
Nick Rigby looks into the recent Yellow Shirt movement and what it says about the state of French politics and public policy in 2019. Continue reading La Révolution de la Veste Jaune
Janine Joseph uncovers the hypocrisy in Labor’s recent approach to a two state solution. Janine is the President of the Australasian Union of Jewish Students at the University of Sydney.
Conservative Club President Chanum Torres writes about the strength of conservatism – its ability to face change with unmatched confidence and vigour. Photo: Stock Images Continue reading Conservatism: Meaning and Relevance in a Changing World
Alex Teh makes the case for continued global projection of U.S. military power using the withdrawal of American troops from Syria as an example. Alex is Vice President of the University of Sydney Conservative Club.
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