Essential Reading

Insights from Quadrant
Insights from Quadrant

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Audio: Keith Windschuttle discusses his book with the ABC’s Andrew West

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The Persecution of George Pell chronicles how the highest levels of the police, judiciary and politicians in Australia, plus victim lobby groups, compensation lawyers, and journalists, used bogus accusations of child sexual abuse to persecute, convict and jail an innocent man.

Keith Windschuttle uncovers the campaign aimed not only at personally destroying one of Australia’s most influential religious leaders, but also of trashing the reputation of the Catholic Church. Had it succeeded, the campaign would have set damaging precedents for the rule of law in Australia. Pell spent 400 days in prison before a unanimous judgment of the High Court finally set him free.

To get their man, lawyers, judges and a Royal Commission reversed long-standing legal principles, including the presumption of innocence, the onus of proof, and guilt beyond reasonable doubt. Every claim of child sexual abuse, they insisted, must be believed. This is the story of profound injustice heaped on one individual and the social and legal damage caused by radical ideologues convinced of their own virtue.

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Quadrant Books, 408 pages

Insights from Quadrant

Ten years ago
in climate science

A decade is a long time in climate ‘science’, as illustrated by Tony Thomas’ piece (at left) detailing the warmists’ insane call to dispense with dogs and cats that Gaia might be restored to health and green happiness. Back in 2011, it was different: dogs and cats were key to staying warm in a no-carbon household, as a Rudd/Gillard/Rudd government website explained under the headline ‘Top tips for living greener this winter‘: 

…To reduce the energy you use while watching TV, take another tip from grandma and share the warmth. Snuggle up under a rug, snuggle with your family or cuddle your favourite pet. You could avoid the TV and snuggle up in bed with a good book (or with someone who’s read one lately).

It’s a pity the website can now be found only via the Wayback Machine internet archive, as a more easily accessed site would serve as a ready reminder that climateers value consistency even less than they underastand genuine science.

– rf

 

Essential Reading

Insights from Quadrant
Insights from Quadrant

To place an order click here

________________________

Audio: Keith Windschuttle discusses his book with the ABC’s Andrew West

________________________

The Persecution of George Pell chronicles how the highest levels of the police, judiciary and politicians in Australia, plus victim lobby groups, compensation lawyers, and journalists, used bogus accusations of child sexual abuse to persecute, convict and jail an innocent man.

Keith Windschuttle uncovers the campaign aimed not only at personally destroying one of Australia’s most influential religious leaders, but also of trashing the reputation of the Catholic Church. Had it succeeded, the campaign would have set damaging precedents for the rule of law in Australia. Pell spent 400 days in prison before a unanimous judgment of the High Court finally set him free.

To get their man, lawyers, judges and a Royal Commission reversed long-standing legal principles, including the presumption of innocence, the onus of proof, and guilt beyond reasonable doubt. Every claim of child sexual abuse, they insisted, must be believed. This is the story of profound injustice heaped on one individual and the social and legal damage caused by radical ideologues convinced of their own virtue.

Retail price: $39.95, plus postage

Available now from
Quadrant Books, 408 pages

Insights from Quadrant

Ten years ago
in climate science

A decade is a long time in climate ‘science’, as illustrated by Tony Thomas’ piece (at left) detailing the warmists’ insane call to dispense with dogs and cats that Gaia might be restored to health and green happiness. Back in 2011, it was different: dogs and cats were key to staying warm in a no-carbon household, as a Rudd/Gillard/Rudd government website explained under the headline ‘Top tips for living greener this winter‘: 

…To reduce the energy you use while watching TV, take another tip from grandma and share the warmth. Snuggle up under a rug, snuggle with your family or cuddle your favourite pet. You could avoid the TV and snuggle up in bed with a good book (or with someone who’s read one lately).

It’s a pity the website can now be found only via the Wayback Machine internet archive, as a more easily accessed site would serve as a ready reminder that climateers value consistency even less than they underastand genuine science.

– rf