James Allan

Professional sports are the wokest of them all

17 April 2021 9:00 am

How activism is destroying sports and sports journalism

Christine Holgate is a victim of Scott Morrison’s lack of principle, not her gender

14 April 2021 1:39 pm

My take on the current Christine Holgate saga is a bit pendulum-like.  I thought, and think, that the furore over…

Counter-factual history

10 April 2021 9:00 am

Five ‘sliding doors’ elections

Australian notes

3 April 2021 9:00 am

Time for a new centre-right party? Don’t you find it odd that many of the people now clamouring for some…

Save the last dance for Scott

27 March 2021 9:00 am

Will the Libs ever remember who ‘brung them to the dance’?

Five questions before you dare lock us down again

20 March 2021 9:00 am

How a leader who cares about civil liberties must act in a pandemic

Josh with the dosh

13 March 2021 9:00 am

Celebrating GDP growth is a nonsense

Hoist with their own petards

3 March 2021 3:49 pm

Let me be clear.  One either believes in basic natural justice and procedural fairness protections or one does not.  If you…

Prisoner diary

27 February 2021 9:00 am

My time in hotel quarantine

The decline of Arts and Humanities

13 February 2021 9:00 am

A massive ‘fail’ to our Anglosphere universities

The virus made us do it

5 February 2021 2:28 pm

Let’s be honest.  Mr Morrison and the Coalition right now are offering us all the sort of interventionist, huge spending,…

Humourless moral imbeciles

30 January 2021 9:00 am

The persecution of lockdown sceptics hurts everyone

Cancel culture on campus

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Don’t fund universities that don’t respect free speech

Pandemic paradoxes

16 January 2021 9:00 am

Emotion trumps reason when governments make policies

Remainers hoist with their own petards

9 January 2021 9:00 am

Boris delivers on Brexit

Happy Xmas (woke is over)

24 December 2020 5:00 am

To mark the end of the year that saw elected politicians of all political stripes impose what retired British top…

Fighting back with conservative appointments

12 December 2020 9:00 am

Appeasement is no way to win the culture wars

So how’s ScoMo faring?

28 November 2020 9:00 am

Better than Turnbull (but just)

Living in Andrew Jacksonland

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Our political world hasn’t been so divided for decades

The Marquess of Queens, buried not yet

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Why should Trump throw in the towel? The blue corner didn’t

Structural racism is a fraud

7 November 2020 9:00 am

Identity politics is based on a fallacy

Contracting out High Court appointments to Ancestry.com

3 November 2020 1:01 pm

When I was young I played a lot of competitive team sports. One of them was baseball on teams coached…

Allan’s Guide to the US election

31 October 2020 9:00 am

It all comes down to four states

My pick? A narrow Trump win

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Trump Derangement Syndrome clearly infects the Aussie media

Why judges matter

17 October 2020 9:00 am

On our High Court coin tossers