What’s on the Davos agenda?

27 January 2021 4:00 pm

International uber management consultants McKinsey have published a guide The Davos agenda for this week’s conferencing. “See what’s on the…

Only jokes will let us survive our new Clown World

27 January 2021 1:35 pm

The inauguration of President Joe Biden has heralded the onset, like no other event in recent times, of Clown World.  Conservatives, populists and sane people everywhere…

Barnaby, it’s time to leave the island

27 January 2021 11:31 am

It has long been evident to many that Barnaby Joyce’s time at the political trough has passed. In many respects,…

Who will replace Rob Portman in the Senate?

27 January 2021 8:08 am

With Rob Portman’s announcement that he will not seek a third term in the US Senate, the two questions of…

Dear reader, do I go and work for Twitter? Try to change the system from within?

27 January 2021 4:00 am

There is nothing like a good dose of irony to make me smile.  Look at what job recently popped up…

Trans activists are hounding women out of public life

27 January 2021 3:32 am

The New Year Honours list included an OBE for Kathleen Stock, a professor of philosophy at the University of Sussex.…

Is the EU to blame for AstraZeneca's vaccine shortage?

27 January 2021 3:00 am

The important difference between AstraZeneca’s relationship with the UK and its relationship with the EU – and the reason it…

The uncomfortable truth about Black Lives Matter, Malcolm X and anti-Semitism

27 January 2021 1:41 am

Fifty-five years ago, Martin Luther King delivered a speech to 50,000 Americans in which he demanded justice for persecuted Jews…

A modest proposal for Australia Day

26 January 2021 7:11 pm

It has become fashionable for some wokesters to object to Australia Day celebrations, even calling we modern Australians an occupying…

The human costs of an ‘Australian-style’ quarantine system

26 January 2021 7:00 pm

Richard Curtis’ iconic Love Actually airport scenes may fall on the wrong side of saccharine, but they capture something of…

Wiping “Australia Day” from the Big Bash games: polling shows it’s another fumble by our feeble cricketers

26 January 2021 5:23 pm

In the wake of an underwhelming summer of cricket in which the Australians lost a home series to the depleted Indian squad, Australia’s governing body…

An honour with a great big crown on top for Malcolm

26 January 2021 3:35 pm

Lord Malcolm of Point Piper has finally received an official honour, the Companion in the Order of Australia, the AC.…

Time to make our gongs truly Australian: the Great Bloke, the Grouse Sheila and more

26 January 2021 1:31 pm

Outstanding Australians are honoured at this time every year in recognition of their contribution to our country. The problem is…

Drinking my way through the Capitol riots

26 January 2021 8:21 am

What would you do if the world was ending? I suppose I would be somewhere drinking. At least, that’s what…

Is this the key to understanding Covid immunity?

26 January 2021 4:58 am

Just how strong an immunity do Covid patients develop after they have acquired the infection and how long does it…

January 26: The Church of Woke’s one day of the year

26 January 2021 4:00 am

We are religious, as religion is an inescapable concept and everybody is religious. Religions have their holy days (from which we get…

Why we should worry about the censorship of the far left

26 January 2021 3:36 am

There are many important, principled arguments for free speech. But one of the most convincing is purely tactical. Why empower…

Manchin of the moment

26 January 2021 3:08 am

Joe Manchin could be the most powerful man in the Senate. The senior senator from West Virginia is the last…

No, Spike Lee: Donald Trump is not like Hitler

26 January 2021 2:48 am

I wish people would stop comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. Not because I’m worried about Trump’s feelings — he’s…

The trust fund kids of the Guardian: too slack to even compile their own hit list

25 January 2021 6:11 pm

On January 21 and 22. the Institute of Public Affairs received correspondence about a planned register of think-tanks in Australia…

The rise of the super pessimist

25 January 2021 5:00 pm

Covid isn’t the only thing to have developed a dangerous strain in the UK; pessimism has also mutated and is…

Bastard Bill unfit for public office

25 January 2021 3:27 pm

Bastard Bill’, ‘Slithering Shorten’ — call him what you will — confirmed again this weekend why he is comprehensively unfit…

ACB or ABC? Cricket Australia’s woke arrogance

25 January 2021 1:18 pm

The same cricketers who intend to snub Australia Day at home want priority receiving the Covid vaccine so they can…

ScoMo runs up the white flag on carbon

25 January 2021 5:00 am

It was only at midday Friday The Spectator Australia asked Will Australia face carbon tariffs under the Biden regime? By…

Joe Biden is no Al Smith

25 January 2021 2:19 am

January 20, 2021 saw Joe Biden become the second Catholic to be inaugurated as president. His installation was hailed by…