James Allan

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

Mistaken identity politics

11 July 2020 9:00 am

Racism is being re-engineered

Meagre gruel

4 July 2020 9:00 am

Three terms of Coalition government - for what?

Australian notes

27 June 2020 9:00 am

Time to cancel cancel culture If I were ever asked, and I won’t be, I would urge the government to…

Dyson Heydon: process matters

26 June 2020 5:00 am

The more serious the allegations the more important the process or procedure used to look into those allegations. In the…

Odds are they aren’t

6 June 2020 9:00 am

Today’s politicians ignore statistical probabilities

Listen to Adam Smith, not the ABC

30 May 2020 9:00 am

Freedom is something you either believe in or you do not

Fear porn panic

23 May 2020 9:00 am

The press and the politicians deserve each other

The FBI’s tinpot sting operation

16 May 2020 9:00 am

How Trump’s enemies corrupted the US legal process

Churchill in reverse

8 May 2020 11:00 pm

What we see now on Covid-19 is not what we will see later

Australian notes

1 May 2020 11:00 pm

It’s almost always a binary political world Have you ever wondered what Malcolm Turnbull’s version of the Golden Rule might…

An excitable right-wing polemicist replies

24 April 2020 11:00 pm

Those High Court appointments were dreadful, by George!

Random thoughts on the coronavirus lockdown 

23 April 2020 5:00 am

For some time now I have been a sceptic as to the relative or statistical dangers of this coronavirus as…

Corona notes

18 April 2020 9:00 am

Heads Trump wins, tails CNN loses Remember back when that Imperial College in London modelling came out saying that this…

‘We’re all in this together’ and other myths of the corona crisis

8 April 2020 5:00 pm

Here are a couple of the myths, the untruths, we are being told about this coronavirus crisis. Firstly, ‘We are…

End of the world? Call me sceptical

4 April 2020 9:00 am

There are just not enough deaths to justify the draconian reaction to the coronavirus

Palaszczuk’s pork for public servants: sleaze supreme, even by Queensland standards

1 April 2020 3:03 pm

My sister is an economist for the Ontario government in Canada. She’s a public servant. Until last year the pay…

Australian notes

28 March 2020 9:00 am

Everybody loves borders now What do Justin Trudeau, Jacinda Ardern, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the crazier fringe of the Greens party (here…

Three random thoughts: universities, free speech and coronavirus

19 March 2020 1:23 pm

We certainly have a problem in our universities and it’s not one that will be spotted by interviewing vice-chancellors. Last…

Can the Libs move just a smidgen to the right, please?

14 March 2020 9:00 am

The Coalition’s appointments are woeful

The charge of the Recognition brigade

29 February 2020 9:00 am

The Voice is toxic

High Court of Wokeness

21 February 2020 10:00 pm

How on earth did the Coalition allow this travesty to happen?