Arthur Chrenkoff

The ABC’s war on ‘us’

6 December 2019 5:00 am

The ABC has recently released its new editorial guidance note on “Hate Speech, Terrorism and Mass Killing”. While the document is rich…

From effect to emergency: the great climate rhetoric crisis

2 December 2019 7:11 pm

How old are you? I’m greenhouse old: I remember when it was all called the “greenhouse effect”, seemingly a lifetime…

Forget the Deep State, it’s the Shallow State that’s the big issue

29 November 2019 4:47 pm

As one of my friends is fond of saying, one man’s perversion is another man’s great night. The same can…

Rebels with all the wrong causes

27 November 2019 11:33 am

No one has been glueing themselves to the streets the last few days, but it doesn’t mean that the X-men…

Care about China’s Uighurs? You must be a white racist cultural imperialist

26 November 2019 11:33 am

China is very touchy today about criticism of its inhumane rights regime, but who else managed to miss this truly…

Socialism 2.0: it’s now the wokeing versus the working class

18 November 2019 6:28 pm

Under the original Marxism, inspired by the bearded bum himself, socialist revolution would happen when the working class rose up…

Ok, millennial?

14 November 2019 6:13 pm

The young and the hopeless: A new survey consisting of 2,000 millennials (ages 22-38) has revealed some troubling statistics regarding…

Why lefties don’t get walls

11 November 2019 7:01 pm

Over the weekend, the world remembered the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Even Italy’s Democratic Party…

Socialism: eat the rich, crap on the poor

9 November 2019 3:16 pm

Socialism. Mathematics. Only one is a science. And never the twain shall meet. Thirty years after the fall of the…

The United Nations is a joke with zero credibility on human rights

3 November 2019 11:57 am

Tell us something we don’t know, mate, I can hear you saying right about now. Sure, it’s nothing new, yet no…

Washington, we have a problem (and probably Canberra too)

31 October 2019 5:00 am

Another year, another annual survey on American attitudes towards socialism, communism and collectivism, conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Victims of…

No free speech please, we’re Millennials

30 October 2019 5:00 am

Another day, another survey paints a worrying picture of the attitudes to freedom of expression in the home of the…

How the left make their own reality

28 October 2019 4:54 pm

There are facts, but your perception of these facts differs depending on your values and beliefs. There is nothing new…

I’m from the Deep State and I’m here to help

25 October 2019 5:00 am

It’s 2019, so it’s perhaps time to update Ronald Reagan’s famous dictum that “The most terrifying words in the English…

Don’t even think that. It’s ray-shist

23 October 2019 5:00 am

When people say that members of other races all look the same to them, are they just being lazily racist or…

If Trump says two plus two equals four, it must be wrong (and evil, too)

20 October 2019 11:04 am

Blind hatred makes people irrational. When you suffer from Trump Derangement Syndrome, you are likely to take the opposite view…

Let sport be sport — and sod the Chinese cash

15 October 2019 2:34 pm

Sport used to be one of the last institutions that could transcend all the divisions in society – at least…

How dare he!

12 October 2019 3:47 pm

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali has stolen even more of Greta Thunberg’s childhood by winning this year’s Nobel Peace…

Implementing Greta

9 October 2019 5:00 am

I have written before about the actual policy proposals supported by Greta Thunberg and the Global Climate Strike initiative, which they see…

China: almost 70 million dead to show for 70 years

4 October 2019 6:11 pm

The People’s Republic of China this week has celebrated 70 years of existence. At the start of October 1949, Mao…

Alexander Downer and Russiagate: be it sleaze or a smear, we need the facts

3 October 2019 5:00 am

The hills are alive with the sound of shrieking from the Democrats and their PR wing in the mainstream media…

Greta grates, so why can’t capitalism sell itself

1 October 2019 5:00 am

Yawn. The whinging is as reliable as clockwork. Just the packaging changes: The UN has called for a global “green new…

The evil of Greta’s grand guignol

25 September 2019 3:47 pm

Question. Answer. No. What? You want more detail. Ok… It’s really a no-brainer. Revolutionary movements like communism and Nazism, which…

What’s behind the global climate tantrum? Hello, socialism

24 September 2019 2:06 pm

According to the United Nations – and Greta Thunberg – four million people around the world, mostly students who walked…

Gladys Liu and the danger of being everything to everyone

14 September 2019 11:20 am

I don’t know Gladys Liu from a bar of soap, so I have no idea whether she has any compromising…