Arthur Chrenkoff

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…

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…