Andrew L. Urban

The polar bears are fine: PEA Club v The People

17 June 2024 2:00 am

The trigger for this article was a news report that I read over breakfast. It was a hit of déjà…

The Sneering Hubris Awards aka The SMUGGIES

11 June 2024 9:04 pm

The Sneering Hubris Awards, nicknamed the SMUGGIES, were announced in the wake of the King’s Birthday Honours where the Companion…

Voice referendum failure is still misunderstood

1 June 2024 3:38 am

The profound misunderstanding why over 60 per cent of voters rejected the Voice referendum’s proposition is demonstrated in a May…

Terrorism to heroism – the Hamas trajectory

28 May 2024 11:21 pm

How long before a gun-toting, slogan-chanting Hamas fighter (but not a female) is invited to address the UN General Assembly?…

The Sofronoff Express at platform ‘speed’

27 May 2024 10:34 pm

The Magna Carta meets the ACT’s legal system on the Sofronoff Express in what promises to be a historic and…

His story as history

19 May 2024 4:44 pm

Western universities failed to teach the true nature of Soviet communism

It’s the energy, stupid!

7 May 2024 1:31 am

It took political columnist (ex ABC & Nine) Chris Uhlmann to sharpen the point that energy in the economy is the equivalent…

The Resolute desk needs a resolute occupant

2 May 2024 1:19 am

Like others perhaps, I used to think that the ‘Resolute desk’ in the Oval Office of the White House was…

Was Lehrmann’s presumption of innocence left in the ‘lions’ den’?

1 May 2024 3:00 am

It was over dinner that a former senior Australian Federal Police investigator brought it up. A question no one appears…

Swiss grannies upstage Greta as court rules on climate ‘rights’

13 April 2024 10:12 am

There is a mountain of irony in a group of four elderly women in Switzerland being concerned about the threat…

The Conformist – cancel culture and fascism

10 April 2024 2:00 am

Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1970 masterpiece, adapted from the 1951 Alberto Moravia novel, is a case study in conformism under a fascist…

Truth Telling, circular arguments, and the wrongful conviction of colonialism

2 April 2024 3:30 am

Just when you thought Australians had voted firmly against the Voice to Parliament and its entire grievance baggage, Indigenous Australians…

The cheap renewable thrill of climate protests

18 March 2024 11:29 pm

On March 13, 2024, Greta Thunberg was dragged away from blocking the Swedish Parliament entrance for a second day. She…

Is the Pope’s moral surrender a sin?

12 March 2024 2:00 am

In the Middle East, US President Joe Biden is urging Israel’s surrender to the terrorist Hamas organisation via a ceasefire.…

Extinction of reason: why I detest climate activists

7 March 2024 1:36 am

Three climate activists were arrested and charged on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, after parking a large truck across three lanes…

Trump could trump Putin on Ukraine

5 March 2024 4:00 am

Vladimir Putin is playing his cards in the Ukraine Invasion Stakes as if he held the trump card. A resolute…

A way out of Net Zero

2 March 2024 2:43 am

Dear Peter Dutton, CC Ted O’Brien I’ve been badgering and ridiculing Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen in this…

The Carlson critique

22 February 2024 3:00 am

Volodymyr Zelensky – the front-line president (Wilkinson Publishing) Andrew L. Urban & Chris McLeod Our new book (the 2nd on…

West’s moral ground sodden with tears for the guilty

15 February 2024 8:40 pm

If you want absolute proof that the West is built on Judeo-Christian principles, the unconditional absolving of Hamas after its…

The latest grenade for the Trump-hating media

10 February 2024 3:52 pm

Analysts in a new study say they can conclude that 28.2 per cent of respondents who voted by mail in…

Misunderstanding ‘excellence’

8 February 2024 2:00 am

The Sydney (Patronising) Film Festival has introduced ‘the world’s largest cash prize for Indigenous filmmaking’ at $35,000. My heart sank at…

Hamas’ horrifying summer camp musical

4 February 2024 1:45 am

Lights, music, guns! Dozens of school children run out, armed with prop assault weapons enact a choreographed assault against imaginary…

Did they chant ‘Gas the Jews’ or ‘Where’s the Jews!’

2 February 2024 1:40 pm

The choked, panicked words ‘I shot the prick!’ recorded in an emergency call played at a murder trial would have…

Dare not speak its name

18 January 2024 11:30 pm

According to recent polling around the consequential caucuses just held, some 80 per cent of Iowa Republicans believe Joe Biden’s…

The village witch-doctor

12 January 2024 2:30 am

In some tribal societies, the village witch-doctor claims to have remedies to protect others against maladies and witchcraft. Neither such…