Alexandra Marshall

Did Australia buy tanks to protect Taiwan?

19 January 2022 9:00 am

Australia splashed out $3.5 billion on 120 specially re-enforced US military tanks and armoured vehicles, causing prominent political reporters to…

There’s nothing more frightening than a woman in politics

8 January 2022 12:00 pm

It is difficult to argue that women are the less capable gender when they have spent the last ten million…

Russia is empire-building while Australia sleeps

4 January 2022 12:00 pm

While Australia kept itself busy arguing about which politician to box up and airfreight to the COP26 snore-fest, Russia spent…

Sweden puts vaccine passports under our skin

28 December 2021 11:00 am

Swedish startup Epicenter has created a microchip to store Covid vaccine passports. The device is inserted under the skin on…

Triassic Park

18 December 2021 9:00 am

Come Christmas, it’s not only Santa lurking in the chimney

It’s been a rough start for freedom in Perrottet’s NSW

16 December 2021 11:00 am

One of the first acts of the New South Wales Police Force on ‘Freedom Day’ was to cancel the ‘Freedom…

Sex sells – or does it?

13 December 2021 6:33 pm

Everyone knows that ‘sex sells’. Forget woke advertising campaigns full of gender-creative pronouns, complex quota-ticking spreadsheets, and the latest ‘the-world-is-melting’…

'Not an organ donor anymore' trends after vaccine mandate

8 December 2021 4:36 pm

#NotAnOrganDonorAnymore has been trending on social media for the last few days after Australians began taking themselves off the organ…

Morrison wades blindly into the Solomon Islands

4 December 2021 2:00 pm

Civil chaos in the Solomon Islands has created an intricate geopolitical problem for Scott Morrison. Anti-government protests turned violent last…

Notre Damn

1 December 2021 9:00 am

If anything could tempt a vengeful god out of silence, it might be the unholy restoration plans for Notre Dame. …

This is a restoration, not a revolution

22 November 2021 4:00 am

Before the oppressive communist regime fell, the USSR was plagued by months of protests. Hundreds of thousands filled the cities…

A cheap bottle of Perrottet

15 November 2021 4:00 am

Yikes.  There are political mistakes, and then there is Dominic Perrottet.  What was tentatively hoped to be a stroke of genius…

So long and thanks for all the krill

5 November 2021 4:00 am

China is an eco-serial killer.  When it’s not poisoning, re-landscaping or using Asia’s waterways to blackmail its neighbours, the Communist…

Liberty is a mental illness?

27 October 2021 4:00 am

Academics are always lauding their moral superiority over us, but how often do we inspect what they think?  They are the…

Freedom Day? You have a barcode on your forehead

12 October 2021 4:00 am

You wouldn’t let a premier tattoo a barcode on your forehead, so why do we submit to QR check-ins?  “Those…

Gladys Berejiklian is not a victim

6 October 2021 6:58 pm

Not everyone buys into the whole, ‘poor Gladys betrayed by a dodgy boyfriend’ line. No one should…  As Premier, Gladys…

The bald and the bonkers

5 October 2021 2:00 pm

How quickly we forget.  Gladys Berejiklian had her ‘sliding doors’ moment with Matt Kean a year into her premiership.  Kean…

Matt Kean: not as bad as Labor?

3 October 2021 4:45 pm

Attempting to pick the next premier of New South Wales is a bit like working through a packet of jellybeans.…

China’s sandcastles in the sea

29 September 2021 4:00 am

Afghanistan sits in the middle of everyone’s infrastructure projects like a pigeon shitting on a chessboard. The world has two options: it…

Passport to hell

21 September 2021 5:21 pm

Let’s be frank.  If a vaccine does not prevent infection or transmission, there is no scientific basis for a vaccine…

Covid: the New World Order

14 September 2021 4:00 am

Something dangerous has happened to Australia.  We have allowed the interests of ‘collective health’ to erase individual human rights.  It…

High Court ruling means the end of social media

10 September 2021 12:00 pm

It’s not very often a news item pokes its head above the laughable parody of our national conversation. Get your…

Black Hawk up

8 September 2021 4:00 am

Footage of the Taliban performing a victory flight in an American Black Hawk helicopter triggered hopes of a Biden resignation. …

Australia: addicted to fear

31 August 2021 4:00 am

Australians are the canaries laying at the bottom of the birdcage with all their little green and gold feathers gathering…

Jacinda Ardern asks the Taliban to be ‘nice’ to women

18 August 2021 1:02 pm

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has come out and asked the Taliban to be ‘nice’ to women during this…