Arthur Chrenkoff

The UN climate watermelons want a slice of us all

7 December 2018 7:22 am

Earlier this year I wrote about the important distinction between supporters and activists. When we look at left-wing political, social, economic and…

The Incumbent Preservation Society

4 December 2018 5:09 pm

The leaders on the way out (I was going to write “outgoing” but it would have been confusing because in…

Fifty shades of red

3 December 2018 8:43 pm

Normally socialism, er, buggers you through high taxes, over-regulation and social control: A growing wave of sex-positive feminists are working to…

Your social credit has been declined

29 November 2018 7:35 pm

I prefer to live in a country where I can rate my government and not the other way around – but…

Caution: gay people crossing

27 November 2018 4:49 pm

First we’ve had skirts put on pedestrian crossing lights’ little people, because apparently, unlike children, some adults think that stick figures…

Their ABC’s latest magic pudding economics

22 November 2018 7:00 pm

You may be tempted to stop reading after the oxymoron “Bernie Sanders’ economic adviser”, but if you are as tolerant…

Is that Thanksgiving turkey “he”, “she” or “ze”?

21 November 2018 2:37 pm

Life imitates Portlandia: Proof positive: It’s time to buy your turkey. But this year, you can also read about your…

No sex, please, we’re Millennials

19 November 2018 6:21 pm

Social and religious conservatives rejoice: teenagers and young people today are having far less sex than a generation ago; teenage…

Escaping the academic inquisition

17 November 2018 4:18 pm

That we have ever come – or, rather, come back – to this point again is the sad indictment of…

Forget the poleys, save the Inuit

15 November 2018 3:21 pm

No matter how much CO2 we pump into the atmosphere, the big white bastards simply aren’t starving and drowning fast enough:…

Don’t mention the jihad?

13 November 2018 7:39 pm

It seems a lot of people are pretty unhappy that Scott Morrison has dared to speak of “the radical and dangerous ideology…

The Donald is MEGA: Making Earth Great Again

8 November 2018 12:06 pm

President Trump may not have had as a great success at the midterms as his diehard fans predicted, winning some…

“What if women went on a sex strike before the midterms?”

6 November 2018 12:01 pm

…and no one noticed? After the “Grab them by the ballot” nude photo shoot by “a diverse group of 10 Vermont women”, with…

Ballot-breakers

5 November 2018 5:46 pm

Whoever thought of this is a terrible person. I don’t even think it is a 4chan prank: A diverse group…

Don’t even talk about the niqab?

4 November 2018 2:53 pm

We’re going very fast from “It’s illiberal to ban the niqab/ban the burqa” – a serious debate in itself –…

The problem with white men

1 November 2018 3:26 pm

When life gives you Don Lemons, it’s time to switch off CNN: Translation: we have to stop demonising some people…

The social media giants have stopped even pretending

30 October 2018 6:19 pm

Sure, they are private businesses and so they can do whatever they want with their users but at least in…

Why snowflakes’ Post Trump Stress Disorder has become real PTSD

26 October 2018 8:47 pm

Mass hysteria is gripping significant sections of the left, a seemingly genuine conviction that Donald Trump is Hitler and that…

Resistance, I lived totalitarianism – and Trump’s no totalitarian

23 October 2018 6:04 pm

In a world that the identity politics has wrought, lived experience is a trump (apologies for the use of a…

I swiped on a sexbot

22 October 2018 7:18 pm

Well, not really. If I did, it would have made for a fascinating piece, and I, no doubt, would have…

Of course it’s all about the money

18 October 2018 11:21 am

An undiplomatic incident in a Canberra restaurant? Enough to get those delicate maiden aunts from the ABC and Fairfax holding…

The right to bear kangaroos

16 October 2018 5:56 pm

A friend and a reader from the United States, Chuck, has sent me this informative chart and asked about the…

Democrats damned by the Curse of Tay-Tay

14 October 2018 5:49 pm

Last week, country-turned-pop diva Taylor Swift finally broke her famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) silence on all things…

Sydney, you can take your Opera House and…

12 October 2018 7:17 pm

As a member of a rather sizeable group of Australians who don’t live in Sydney and are not precious and…

Hitler: “Trump is Hitler.”

9 October 2018 9:00 pm

No, this isn’t like The Sun, discovering via ouija board before the 1987 British general election that Joseph Stalin intended…