James Allan

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

Not all in this together

13 October 2020 6:00 pm

When it comes to the coronavirus it is simply untrue, in many ways, to say that we’re all in this…

Voting systems matter – ours is a problem

10 October 2020 9:00 am

Our politicians are secure in the knowledge they can ignore the base

Trump’s now fighting the culture wars

3 October 2020 9:00 am

The US president has exposed the rort of racism

Rule by doctors and bureaucrats

26 September 2020 9:00 am

Medicos should not be running the country

From Canada: a new policy for the ABC

21 September 2020 1:10 pm

Canada’s Conservative Party, the official opposition to Trust Fund Trudeau’s ever more corrupt-looking lefty government, has a new leader. It…

Coronavirus isn’t belting our economy. It’s the political response – from the top down

17 September 2020 5:57 pm

Part of me is so sick of the Morrison government’s bungled response to the Wuhan virus that I can hardly…

Ashamed to be Australian

12 September 2020 9:00 am

How did we become as bad as Cuba and North Korea?

We need a No-Lockdown Party

29 August 2020 9:00 am

Where’s the new political party opposed to Covid abuses of power?

This craven breed of men

22 August 2020 9:00 am

Looks like we’ve got the governments we deserve

Kiwis’ bitter fruit

8 August 2020 9:00 am

New Zealand is reaping Winston Peter’s harvest

They’ve Ridd us of this turbulent scientist

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Is Australian academic freedom now dead in the water?

One of the most colossal failures of the century

25 July 2020 9:00 am

History will be scathing about government responses to Covid-19

Justin desserts

17 July 2020 11:00 pm

Trudeau’s chickens come home to roost