Chris Ashton

Silencing dissent over abortion

10 May 2017 9:26 am

Well-informed Flat White readers will be aware of the two abortion bills before the NSW Parliament, and the remarkable petitioning effort against it…

Even a broad church needs walls

2 March 2017 7:20 pm

Whatever internal troubles Malcolm Turnbull and the federal coalition were experiencing, it’s fair to say that Tuesday’s release of the…

Cory is not the enemy

9 February 2017 7:25 am

As a member of the Liberal Party, and as a conservative classical liberal, I think it would have been better…

Wristband paedophilia?

1 February 2017 6:57 am

If you’re not wearing the wristband, do you really believe in it? It’s an existentially fascinating question in our age…

Trump’s evangelical supporters are on the wrong side of history

19 January 2017 2:19 pm

“If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from…

Is the defender of the faith quailing?

30 December 2016 5:48 pm

Firstly, let me say in response to that headline, I doubt it. The Queen has spoken frankly throughout her life…

Nothing to do with Islam? Not again, Dopey Dan?

23 December 2016 2:44 pm

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews thinks that a man can say he’s a woman, and that makes it so. Recently, his…

Journos for censorship: the curious, confused Age

16 September 2016 7:58 am

About the same time as I was finalising the leading article for last week’s Spectator Australia, a boffin at the Age was doing a…

Sub standard

7 May 2016 9:00 am

The standard of submarine you float in is the standard you accept

Latte sipper of the Year

6 February 2016 9:00 am

The Woolies’ Employee of the Month has more merit than the Australian of the Year

Wealth obsessed

30 January 2016 9:00 am

Oxfam appear more concerned with the rich than the poor

Borderline insanity

23 January 2016 9:00 am

The same people who cry ‘racial profiling’ over checks on Muslims are happy to see Israelis and Jews barred from many countries

Charlie n’est plus Charlie

16 January 2016 9:00 am

One year on, the terrorists have won

ICAC makes a (fake) tit of itself

9 January 2016 9:00 am

NSW’s notorious Star Chamber is undermining the very causes it is meant to promote

United we fall

21 November 2015 9:00 am

In the wake of Paris, the United Nation’s corrupt moralising is even more disgusting than normal

Someone’s knockin’ at the door…

10 October 2015 9:00 am

Two recent cases highlight the inconsistencies of who we choose to let in

Not so splendid chappies

3 October 2015 9:00 am

The schools chaplaincy program pits government funding against religious freedom

Grounding jihadists

5 September 2015 9:00 am

Our approach to de-radicalising would-be terrorists is worthy of Monty Python

It’s a liver!

25 July 2015 9:00 am

A US scandal has abortion doctors offering a macabre menu of baby body parts

Qui est Charlie maintenant?

11 July 2015 9:00 am

Charlie Hebdo’s name has been hijacked by the very people ‘Charlie’ despised

Bottom Drawer

27 June 2015 9:00 am

Divorce as a protest to gay marriage is brave. But why not divorce now? Or better still, not at all.

The silence of evil

11 April 2015 9:00 am

Hardened cockpit doors and ‘depression’ are more comforting to our modern minds

Getting the misery right

4 April 2015 9:00 am

The death-circus surrounding the Bali executions has faint echoes of a famous musical

Bottom Drawer

21 March 2015 9:00 am

Political tips for four-year olds

The Forgotten Lawyer

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Touchy-feely slogans, emotive drawings and leading questions wouldn’t pass muster in a proper legal report