Arthur Chrenkoff

It’s gender inequality – but not like you’ve seen it

16 August 2019 2:19 pm

A team of researchers from the University of Missouri and the University of Essex have produced a new way of measuring…

Planes, trains and Greta Thunberg

15 August 2019 1:00 pm

This is what the Steve Martin/John Candy classic comedy would be like if remade by Greta Thunberg. In the Swedish version,…

Why everyone should visit a mine

13 August 2019 5:00 am

If I were a state education minister I would make it a compulsory part of a high school curriculum for…

The stupidity of (all) identity politics

11 August 2019 12:22 pm

Actress Rosanna Arquette is in the news for tweeting the other day “I’m sorry I was born white and privileged. It disgusts me.…

A burqa ban that only shows the weakness of the West

3 August 2019 3:35 pm

I’m of mixed views about the burqa and the niqab (more Islamist than Islamic head to toe “modesty wear” which…

What to do if your parents are committing thought crime

1 August 2019 1:01 pm

If you are a woke Millennial, chances are at least some of your older relatives – parents, grandparents, uncles –…

If there’s just one thing you need to read on climate science…

24 July 2019 3:44 pm

This could be it. None of the contents are new or original, but in this longer-than-an-average opinion piece, Bjorn Lomborg distils all…

About those person holes…

22 July 2019 12:29 pm

You would have read of another triumph of human progress from the city that has been a pioneer for so…

Meet 007’s most fearsome enemy: a politically correct lack of imagination

19 July 2019 1:07 pm

The meh news of the week: Since Daniel Craig announced he was standing down as James Bond, debate has raged…

Advice from a happy migrant: love it or leave

16 July 2019 5:15 pm

Donald Trump and his typing fingers are in trouble again (as they are pretty much every day) for telling “the Squad”…

Epstein and Clinton: a tale of two searches

11 July 2019 4:34 pm

I have written about the scumbag Jeffrey Epstein before; in any case, he’s all over the news again so you…

A tale of lingerie and liberation

9 July 2019 7:52 pm

A case of persecution, followed by a period of down-and-out, but now with a happy ending: Negzzia, 29, has been…

From Israel to Poland, the corporate social responsibility folaut continues

2 July 2019 6:48 pm

The Israel Folau case is big because Israel Folau is big – literally, but more importantly, metaphorically speaking. Folau, however,…

From woke to choke

1 July 2019 6:06 pm

Sometimes you discover to your utmost horror and disgust that you have placed too much trust and faith in a…

And now for some political wisdom from the Trotsky clan. True

26 June 2019 5:04 pm

In one of those cruel strokes of fate, all of Leon Trotsky’s four children predeceased him, even if many would…

How the woke hurt the poor

18 June 2019 5:32 pm

My favourite American urbanist and demographer, Joel Kotkin, writes how the quest for social justice so often harms the poor:…

Where are the all songs about liberty?

13 June 2019 5:37 pm

There’s been a discussion running at PJ Media and then Instapundit, about music and the end of the Cold War…

Socialists stand up for the workers against immigration?

5 June 2019 4:28 pm

Socialists standing up for workers by opposing immigration? Yes. Apparently, it can happen. Sometimes. “The Guardian” reports on Mette Frederiksen,…

The AFL’s goalless game at Tiananmen Stadium

2 June 2019 6:49 pm

If you need any further evidence that time indeed flies, on Tuesday we will remember the thirtieth anniversary of the…

“ALP: Thought Crimes Unit” – what to expect with the new cast and the new series

2 June 2019 3:25 pm

Big changes are in store for season five of the ACTU/ABC/New Daily-Union Super/Guardian Media hit TV drama “ALP: Thought Crimes…

Labor’s problems are all too obvious, but Liberals can’t forget they’ve got issues too

31 May 2019 1:38 pm

It has been said for the past decade or two that the parliamentary Labor Party is finding it increasingly difficult…

Trump Derangement Syndrome: now shrinks tell the terrible truth

28 May 2019 7:51 pm

Donald Trump’s election was a shock to many people. And it was a shock that continued to reverberate long after…

How we’ve turned mad – half mad, anyway

23 May 2019 5:25 pm

Two numbers in the low forties popped up in two separate stories this week: Americans today are more closely divided…

Only a dragon and a bottle of bleach separates Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from Daenerys Targaryen

21 May 2019 5:25 pm

Judging by the social media response, the only people to appreciate the “Game of Thrones” series finale might be politics and…

This weird, nerdy kid from communist Poland’s moment of economic revelation

7 May 2019 5:47 pm

Unlike some people, I’ve never had a religious experience, that moment of staggering clarity when one seems to connect with…