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Ben O'Neill

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Works Published inMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Ben O'Neill is a lecturer in statistics at the University of New South Wales (ADFA) in Canberra, Australia. He has formerly practiced as a lawyer and as a political adviser in Canberra.

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Why We Need Whistleblowers

Legal SystemPolitical Theory


The whistleblower is not a "noble law-breaker" — he is not a law-breaker at all.

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Choice and Indifference: A Critique of the Strict Preference Approach

SubjectivismValue and Exchange

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
We examine the strict preference approach to the interpretation of human action and the assertion that a choice cannot be made between actions in which the actor is indifferent to the outcomes.


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The NSA’s System of Secret Law

Legal SystemThe Police State

03/19/2014Mises Daily Articles
The US government exists in a precarious balancing act, play-acting that it is subject to the Rule of Law.
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How the NSA Made Your Legal Defense Illegal

Legal SystemThe Police State

03/07/2014Mises Daily Articles
The U.S government has deemed all evidence of spying to be Top Secret, and maintains it’s illegal for you to know about it or use it in court.
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FISA, the NSA, and America’s Secret Court System

Legal SystemThe Police State

02/22/2014Mises Daily Articles
Surveillance programs by a secret court violates the requirement for “due process of law.”
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