James Mccann

Dumping Turnbull

1 September 2018 9:00 am

At a funeral, there are those who are in mourning and those who are merely paying their respects. For the…

Coronate Buddy Franklin

7 April 2018 9:00 am

Advocates for an Australian republic have spent the last two decades patiently waiting for the Queen of England to die.…

OK, I’m a conservative comedian

3 February 2018 9:00 am

Whenever I meet a fellow conservative—at the Opera, or at the Latin Mass, or at the hush hush child-sacrificing soirées…

Flash in the pan

9 December 2017 9:00 am

Last week an unlikely event took place: something interesting happened at the Arias. The Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards…

Jesus in the playground

12 August 2017 9:00 am

It emerged last fortnight that Queensland’s Department of Education wants to ban primary school students from talking about Jesus. Kate…

Booze notes

18 March 2017 9:00 am

Boycotting the marketplace of ideas For many years now, Coopers Pale Ale has been the favourite drink of Australia’s progressives.…

Annus wonderfulus

7 January 2017 9:00 am

For much of last year, left wing media invoked ‘2016’ as a rod with which to chasten the insufficiently progressive.…

Standing with the Yarts

25 June 2016 4:00 am

Recently, tweets featuring #istandwiththearts flooded the internet. It was meant to scan ‘I Stand with the Arts’, but I initially…

Sinking in SA

7 May 2016 9:00 am

There are many worrying things about Malcolm Turnbull’s submarine announcement. There is the 50 billion dollar price tag. There is…

Australian notes

23 April 2016 9:00 am

Same sex marriage? just give me Democracy There are few conceivable contexts whereby one could say ‘I believe in democracy’…

Closing time at the Zoo

17 October 2015 9:00 am

In August, outraged online-feminist group Collective Shout successfully petitioned to have the laddish ZOO Weekly banned from Coles supermarkets. Within…

Racists, fascists and socialist scum

25 July 2015 9:00 am

There has been much hullabaloo in the press about the recent anti-Islam rallies, and the corresponding anti-anti-Islam-rallies-rallies. In Melbourne, where…

The ever-Greens

9 May 2015 9:00 am

Christine Milne has resigned, and it’s breathtaking how little anybody seems to care. You can’t help but compare her departure…

The ABC deprives us of quality content

3 January 2015 9:00 am

Most Australians like at least one branch of the ABC: retirees can’t live without Radio National, the quasi-educated adore Dr…

Time to cull this plague of dunces

20 September 2014 9:00 am

Labor is probably right in saying that fee deregulation will reduce the number of students attending university. One certainly hopes…