Arthur Chrenkoff

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to be oppressed in this racist hell

7 July 2020 5:32 pm

As many have remarked over the years, it is somewhat of a mystery why millions of people from the developing…

It’s 2020, so everything is racist. Especially at the ABC

29 June 2020 11:31 am

It’s 2020, so everything is racist, including misspelling non-Anglo names. Over to Samoan-Australian ABC journalist, Tahlea (or Tali) Aualiitia (and…

Wasting your money: wattle the government think of next

25 June 2020 3:30 pm

Firstly, a solution in search of a non-existent problem; not surprisingly a brain fart of that most immaterial of prime…

Our trendies can afford to sneer at America and democracy. Funny what happens in the developing world…

19 June 2020 5:00 am

Dalia Research, the Alliance for Democracies and Rasmussen International have released the results of the Democracy Perception Index, the largest study…

Why I am a racist*

9 June 2020 11:27 am

* And so, most likely, are you** ** According to the new nomenclature. I was born in another time and…

End the Antifa terror now

2 June 2020 10:06 am

President Trump’s decision to designate Antifa as a terrorist organisation is long overdue. Whether you call them a terrorist organisation…

Let’s create Hong Kong II in Australia

30 May 2020 6:21 pm

We could have done it 31 years ago, after the People’s Liberation Army’s tanks liberated thousands of protesters from their…

How we’ve cooled on China

15 May 2020 12:42 pm

Welcome to the political chaos theory –- or, should we say, fact: a bat flapping its wings in China produces…

A story stranger than any coronavirus conspiracy…

31 March 2020 7:30 pm

Never mind a boring terrestrial virus – what would happen to our planet if aliens from another planet ever make…

Why the left just love a crisis

29 March 2020 4:30 pm

“Never let a good crisis go to waste”. This short and catchy dictum was articulated by Rahm Emanuel, former Obama…

Love in the time of corona

19 March 2020 7:16 pm

Giovanni Boccaccio wrote “The Decameron” in the aftermath of the Black Death pandemic of 1348, which carried away somewhere around…

Coronavirus and why we need globalisation insurance

7 March 2020 3:04 pm

What has the coronavirus virus wrought? In some ways it is a perfect weapon: it doesn’t kill that many people…

How the great toilet paper panic has made asses of us all

5 March 2020 3:51 pm

This afternoon, on the way back from the gym, I popped into my local Coles to get some fruit and…

The beginning of the end for us in Afghanistan – and the beginning of just what?

2 March 2020 7:17 pm

Not the end, but perhaps the beginning of the end: the United States and the Taliban have signed a preliminary…

Paying Bernie’s bills

28 February 2020 11:50 am

In the magical socialist world of Bernie Sanders, everything is free – which means that someone else is paying for…

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…