Alexandra Marshall

Generation Z: Stalin’s little helpers

11 May 2021 5:06 pm

Gen Z are the source of Cancel Culture. They are the generation that pride themselves on a heightened state of…

Go jump in the lake, Clover – and Twitter, too

7 May 2021 1:21 pm

There is something deeply disturbing about the connection between Silicon Valley censorship and the protection of our left-wing political class. …

Xinjiang: the road to terror

5 May 2021 4:00 am

Xinjiang is where Communism sits naked, spread over the deserts and mountains, exposing its vicious desire to exploit people in…

The Sydney Writers’ Festival: so woke you want to call for blood tests

3 May 2021 12:10 pm

The guest list for the Sydney Writers’ Festival reads like a roll call for the Spanish Inquisition. Sure, there are…

Why is Pirate Pete scared of Craig Kelly?

27 April 2021 5:12 pm

Peter FitzSimons, the man who would be ‘king’ of Australia if he got his republican wish, has revealed how little the…

You can’t truly love the planet unless you kill like Ghengis Khan

19 April 2021 12:50 pm

I will be honest, I double-checked the date when I saw an article from the Guardian titled, ‘Why Genghis Khan…

Women are dangerous

7 April 2021 1:34 pm

No one has done more damage to the employment prospects of young women than Labor and their feminist activist mates. …

Guys, your shirt is literally oppressing me

1 April 2021 11:09 am

We have come a long way since white chalk exercised the privilege of writing on blackboards.  I am pleased to…

For those who dare because it’s there

27 March 2021 1:15 pm

Russia is a weird place – not that anyone can blame them. It is an insane landmass, brutalised by geography…

Quotas are trash

26 March 2021 11:30 am

I’m sorry, but being in possession of a pair of chest-feeders should not double as a political qualification.  There is…

It’s Flannerying at the farm and we’re going under

20 March 2021 4:44 pm

Tim Flannery promised me a desert, but all I’ve got is this brand new murky-looking ocean full of confused kangaroos. …

Blood in the water

17 March 2021 4:00 am

Tibet is a glass of water balanced at the top of the world.  It occupies the crumple zone leftover from…

Milo comes out as straight, chaste and Catholic

10 March 2021 5:36 pm

Milo Yiannopoulos coming out as ‘straight’ is like taking the Social Justice final exam, where you have to sit down…

It’s only a small business

5 March 2021 4:06 pm

Covid is a mismanaged economic disaster that has done more damage to the financial, social, ethical, and legal structure of…

India caged by China’s belts and roads

21 February 2021 7:00 am

Joe Biden’s decision to consider lifting sanctions on terrorist-operated Iran has lifted plenty of eyebrows.  The Iran nuclear deal never…

The new necessity for civil disobedience

14 February 2021 6:00 am

The twenties are a difficult period for any century. We are no different, having reached the point where the stresses…

Please don’t eat me!

3 February 2021 3:56 pm

This just in. Scientists have taught spinach how to send emails.  Idiots at MIT, who never watched enough sci-fi horror…

Twitter’s new moderators: #Birdwatch or birdshot?

29 January 2021 4:05 pm

Birdwatching is a pleasant, passive sort of ‘niche’ activity. Avian enthusiasts go about their lives, keeping an eye out for…

Kelly’s heroes

28 January 2021 4:00 am

Craig Kelly’s existence poses an existential problem for the Liberal Party.  It is difficult to work out how far a political…

Say that you love me

22 January 2021 5:00 am

The only thing politicians fear is the media. If they own the media, they have nothing to fear.  This is…

Welcome to the Age of the Goldfish

14 January 2021 5:00 am

I hope you all have a good memory, because you are going to need it.  Modern political events are being…

The Great Purge

9 January 2021 12:33 pm

Beneath the noise of America’s Capitol Hill protests lurks the silent rise of Silicon Valley.  Tens of thousands of social…

Nancy Pelosi shows: gender is for bigots

6 January 2021 1:03 pm

Author’s Note: my editor refused to remove his (its) comments. Apologies. Stand and applaud, a great injustice has been corrected…

How good is ScoMo’s ‘new and improved formula’ national anthem?

2 January 2021 4:38 pm

Ever since Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s (ridiculous) decision to announce via Tweet the changing of Australia’s national anthem, the usual…

2020: The year in review with Alexandra Marshall

20 December 2020 5:00 am

If we have learned anything from 2020, it’s ‘don’t eat bats’. From Ebola to Covid, these winged Petri dishes have proved…