Arthur Chrenkoff

Bloomberg: Donald Trump’s own Mini Mike?

21 February 2020 5:11 pm

The entry and the rapid rise of Mike Bloomberg in the Democratic primaries is something to behold. The Democrats at…

Don’t mention the pandemic

14 February 2020 5:00 pm

The Woke Health Organisation – sorry, the World Health Organisation – continues to provide non-stop entertainment as the Coronavirus spreads.…

Sorry doomsayers, but the science says there’s now no climate emergency

13 February 2020 3:12 pm

It is somewhat ironic – though in some ways unsurprising – that at the time when the climate change activism…

How Oxfam’s propaganda starves the poor

9 February 2020 12:48 pm

Interesting musings from the economist Maarten Boudry on the topic of inequality, in a post titled “Is extreme wealth a…

Bushfires and the big truths about big charities

24 January 2020 10:05 pm

An important thing to remember about large parts of the government bureaucracy and the not-for-profit/community sector is that they are…

How activists and media made a tourism industry firestorm

22 January 2020 1:03 pm

Where the bloody hell are you? Not in Australia apparently. While no official figures are available yet, anecdotal evidence from…

WTF? We prefer a hostile dictator to Donald Trump?

15 January 2020 12:34 pm

You’ve probably seen reports in the past 24 hours on the Pew Research Center findings on attitudes towards the United States around…

G’day world! We’re still here, open for business

9 January 2020 12:47 pm

People like me with families and friends overseas are getting concerned and panicky messages to check if we’re safe in…

We don’t just have a bushfire crisis. We have an arson crisis, too

4 January 2020 7:03 pm

According to my calculations and estimates, the number of individuals around Australia whose arson has contributed to the current bushfire…

Donald Trump: making sex great again

3 January 2020 5:00 am

The Dow Jones is up, US unemployment is down, wages are rising, manufacturing jobs are returning. And now this: A recent…

10 reasons why Santa Claus is a Communist

24 December 2019 7:07 pm

Bah-humbug! Sorry people to snow on your parade (or should it be “sorry, snowflakes to rain on your parade”) but…

ScoMo might have pulled off an election miracle, but he’s not a weather god

22 December 2019 10:35 am

Scott Morrison has cut short his Hawaiian holiday to inhale some Sydney air, which is pretty much the only thing…

Baracking for the ladies

18 December 2019 4:01 pm

Barack Obama at a private function in Singapore recently: Now women, I just want you to know; you are not perfect, but…

‘Feeling like we are doing something’

16 December 2019 7:40 pm

Overlooked in all the bushfire brouhaha of last week was a telling exchange between a Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon (the…

Boris Johnson’s dis-United Kingdom

14 December 2019 10:30 am

With both the mainstream and the social media full of jubilation or alternatively tears about the British general election results,…

Call that a public service cut?

8 December 2019 4:33 pm

So we have the long-anticipated reform of the federal public service in Australia. Sort of. There are fewer departments, but…

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…