Declan Mansfield

The monstrous evil of Nazi/Israeli moral equivalence

19 April 2018 4:21 pm

Gaza is the Warsaw Ghetto. The Israelis are Nazis. Palestinians are the victims of genocide. These are claims that are…

Want to fix big government? Ban public sector workers from voting

1 April 2018 7:30 am

The American revolutionaries claimed that “taxation without representation is tyranny”. In other words, taxing people, while denying them the vote,…

Stephen Hawking and the limits of knowledge

22 March 2018 7:45 am

Stephen Hawking, the physicist and cosmologist who died last week, is now set to have his ashes interred alongside those…

Stuck down a one-way street

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Australia is not a racist country. Compared with much of the world, Australia is a paragon of virtue when it…

Recycling is rubbish

27 February 2018 7:28 am

Recycling is rubbish. Not in the sense that the stuff we recycle is rubbish – which it is, of course…

Liberty and America’s gun culture

20 February 2018 8:01 pm

Freedom is not an unalloyed good. It allows people both to flourish and to make mistakes. Freedom, then, can never…

The Green-left’s war against Jim Molan

9 February 2018 7:53 pm

The Greens are a party without principle or common sense. They’ve proved their lack of seriousness by their attack this…

The feminist two-step

3 February 2018 9:00 am

Feminism is in crisis. It’s in a crisis of its own making because it’s been an echo chamber for so…

Jordan Peterson proves truth will out

23 January 2018 5:12 pm

Last week something insignificant occurred that may in future assume greater importance. Just like the defenestration of Prague, which started the Thirty…

One year of Trump; one year of winning

16 January 2018 7:57 am

Contrary to the latest fashionable dogma, character is not everything in politics. It has its place, of course. But character…

In defence of Israel

2 January 2018 6:36 pm

Gough Whitlam coined a memorable political phrase when he said, “only the impotent are pure”. It’s memorable because it’s so…