Kevin Donnelly

Political correctness eats at the soul of the West

3 August 2019 9:00 am

I first wrote about political correctness in 1993 after buying a copy of The Official Politically Correct Dictionary & Handbook…

Einstein, Marx and the scourge of suicide

20 July 2019 9:00 am

Prime Minister Morrison’s commitment to addressing the escalating rate of suicide is commendable and much needed. Given 3,128 Australians committed…

Our universities are dying

6 July 2019 9:00 am

Examples of how universities have been captured by politically correct groupthink and cultural left ideology abound. Bettina Arndt being denied…

Fighting back in the gender wars

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Israel Folau is right to condemn gender fluidity and the push to get children and adolescents to transition.  Folau also…

On aspirational edubabble

18 May 2019 9:00 am

The Melbourne Declaration published in 2008 is the road map that education ministers and state, territory and commonwealth bureaucracies have…

Why not ‘Welcome to Christianity’?

13 April 2019 9:00 am

Imagine the outcry by the inner city limousine Left and the free-trade, almond latte drinkers if the Victorian Labor government…

Education and the modern declaration

9 March 2019 9:00 am

The 2008 Melbourne Declaration, endorsed by state, territory and commonwealth education ministers, is the strategic ‘road map’ that has directed…

Secularism – the new firebrand religion

16 February 2019 9:00 am

The Australian Senate is currently considering a bill sponsored by the ALP’s Senator Wong that, if accepted, will amend the…

The Left’s heart of darkness

26 January 2019 9:00 am

When detailing the origins of the culture wars the British conservative politician Michael Gove refers to the establishment of the…

Virtue versus vague values

15 December 2018 9:00 am

Which is preferable: values or virtues? The question might appear overly academic and of little relevance but how it is…

We don’t need no enculturation

1 December 2018 9:00 am

What is the purpose of education?  The question is rarely asked as school funding dominates the debate along with the…

Grievance studies gone to the dogs

20 October 2018 9:00 am

If it wasn’t so serious the recent example of peer-reviewed journals being duped would be laughable. Confirming Orwell’s observation that…

Dumbing down

29 September 2018 9:00 am

The Commonwealth Minister for Education, Dan Tehan, must be congratulated for rejecting the curriculum model pushed by the OECD’s The…

How Simple Simon tripped Turnbull

24 August 2018 10:21 am

In years ahead when historians try and explain the downfall of the Malcolm Turnbull government, it’s clear that Education Minister…

Australian notes

16 June 2018 9:00 am

Western Civ That the Australian National University has rejected funding to establish a Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation proves how…

Australia under attack from political correctness

5 May 2018 9:00 am

Douglas Murray in The Strange Death Of Europe argues that ‘Europe is committing suicide’ as a result of enemies within…