Arthur Chrenkoff

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…

Who’s hot for the hijab honey?

1 May 2019 5:30 pm

In perhaps the most pointless piece of pandering to the gods of diversity and inclusivity, the venerable “Sports Illustrated” swimsuit…

The end of the world is nigh (and yet again millennials cop it hardest)

26 April 2019 6:00 pm

The religious impulse must be strongly imprinted in a human psyche indeed. As fewer and fewer people seriously subscribe to…

Why it’s all too white in Westeros

22 April 2019 8:43 pm

The old leftie George R R Martin discovers that you can never be woke enough. Because the world of the…

Twice lucky – but for how long?

11 April 2019 1:17 pm

The other day having a coffee with an old friend we pondered, among more cheerful topics, the state of politics…

Who says we shouldn’t speak about ‘Cultural Marxism’?

28 March 2019 3:14 pm

It hasn’t been a good week for Brexiteers: A former Brexit minister and current Conservative MP has been criticised by…

Our bureaucrats now want to decide “what freedoms society ought to tolerate”?

25 March 2019 5:19 pm

One perhaps should not make too much out of remarks of one public official, no matter how senior – and…

The Christchurch killer behind the headlines

16 March 2019 8:18 pm

What makes a man apparently plan in cold blood for two years the mass murder of his fellow human beings,…

Climate strike? In my day it was nuclear first strike

15 March 2019 5:56 pm

Another day, another mass walk-out from schools around the world, including throughout Australia, by children protesting about their elders’ inaction…

Why myopic Millennials have red stars in their eyes

12 March 2019 8:05 pm

Irony is still not dead, despite never-ending attempts on its life – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continues to slag off capitalism at…

ABC Barbie

9 March 2019 8:07 am

Congratulations to Ita Buttrose for being designated the next ABC chair, where the former Murdoch and Packer editor will no…

Won’t somebody please think of not having children?

7 March 2019 7:28 am

There is now a group of some 60 men and women apparently, and no doubt growing fast, not least thanks…

Julie Bishop and the wars of succession

4 March 2019 7:35 am

While Julie Bishop is retiring from politics at the next election, the recriminations and regrets that have been flowing through…

Journalist commits career suicide: tells truth on bias

24 February 2019 8:22 am

CBS News foreign correspondent and a 60 Minutes regular Lara Logan gets interviewed by a retired Navy SEAL Mike Ritland for his…

Donald Trump. Worst. Homophobe. Evah.

22 February 2019 12:30 pm

Not satisfied to have personally tied a noose around Jussie Smollett’s neck and poured some MAGA bleach on the gay…

ISIS MILFs* want back in

21 February 2019 12:13 pm

In ages past, traitors who chose the other side and fought with the enemy against their country could expect a…

Socialism: a Millennial religion?

20 February 2019 7:35 am

Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it, as George Santayana once said. Slightly before him, Karl Marx claimed…

Switching off a nation: no-coal Germany

14 February 2019 6:42 pm

In 19 years’ time, Germany will have no more coal mines and coal power plants, bringing to an end hundreds…

Alexandria’s new Children’s Crusade

11 February 2019 8:34 pm

Ben Shapiro twitted last week that he is “increasingly convinced Trump created AOC in a laboratory to provide a comic…

Crazy Rich Commies

7 February 2019 7:59 pm

There nothing new or surprising in the fact that the self-proclaimed friends of the workers are living it up while…

Fr Rod: don’t give them your poor yearning to breathe free

6 February 2019 3:16 pm

Gosford’s finest continues to deliver, this time with this insightful critique of American society gleaned from, presumably, The Hunger Games:…

January 26: the least worst day for Indigenous Australians?

26 January 2019 2:00 pm

There is no doubt that Stone Age hunter and gatherer societies, having ruled the roost for hundreds of thousands of…

Wait a day, then comment

23 January 2019 7:27 pm

The mainstream media – let alone social media – are so good at generating instant outrage that I now have…

Peter Costello: smirk back in langour

21 January 2019 8:26 pm

Nostalgia has strange powers. With Kelly O’Dwyer pulling the pin on her federal parliamentary career and vacating the previously ultra-safe…

No meat and two veg?

20 January 2019 7:01 pm

As the social mediaverse keeps discussing pros and cons of Gillette’s new ad, here comes PETA with the creepiest possible…