Australian Protectionism – A politically central position

Andrew Phillips considers the issues of Left-Right politics and places sensible nationalism in the centre of the political spectrum. With the rapid growth experienced by the Australian Protectionist Party over the last 12 months combined with the increased media attention paid to its spokesmen, there has naturally been a vigorous discussion as to where our […]

Australian Protectionism: More than just economics

Andrew Phillips discusses the wider meaning of Protectionism, demonstrating that the ideology of Social Protectionism seeks to protect the freedoms, rights and future of the Australian people. Many readers may have noticed an increase in articles, column pieces and news reports of noted identities railing about the threats to our nation posed by “protectionism”. At […]

A silly wrong by Billabong

Andrew Guild criticises the decision of the Billabong clothing company to not use an Australian as its main model for its worldwide advertising campaign. With so many Australian jobs being lost in the global economic crisis, it boggles the mind that Billabong — an Australian icon — should choose an American model to be the […]

The Best from the West

An interview with Graeme Campbell, past Member of Parliament for Kalgoorlie. During his time in parliament he was often described as the Maverick from Western Australia (although his enemies called him the Pest from the West). This continues our series of interviews, giving readers new information from different political viewpoints. What motivates you in politics? […]

Globalisation — At what price?

Andrew Phillips discusses the implications of globalisation for Australia and the negative effects of so-called “free trade” agreements. For decades, Australia has had governments of various hues continuing to pursue the goal of closer interaction with our neighbours. The advocates of economic rationalist dogma and those besotted with the dream of a Global Village claim […]