Kevin Donnelly

Democracy is dead in Danandrewstan

27 September 2020 4:00 pm

The great wartime British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is attributed with the expression “Indeed it has been said that democracy…

Victorians are wising up: Dictator Dan is a Dictator Dud

14 September 2020 6:19 pm

Anyone familiar with George Orwell’s 1984 and the strategies used by the dictator Big Brother to subjugate citizens and enforce control will…

Daniel Andrews is driven by computer modelling, not real life experience – and it shows

9 September 2020 1:00 pm

It’s obvious Chairman Dan has never had a real job and learned nothing from his father who once sold produce at…

Tony Abbott’s virtuous masculinity

6 September 2020 7:01 pm

The attacks on Tony Abbott both here and in the United Kingdom for being appointed as a trade envoy for…

V is for Venezuela – and Victoria, too

3 September 2020 5:34 pm

The example of a pregnant woman in her home in front of her young children being interrogated and arrested by police graphically illustrates how…

The new holy trinity for schools and universities: gender, race and class

5 August 2020 11:06 am

George Orwell is quoted as saying “Some ideas are so stupid that only intellectuals believe them”.  The cultural left’s campaign…

Empty self-indulgence damages

27 July 2020 1:49 pm

Those organising the Black Lives Matter protest scheduled for this week in Sydney argue Australia is a racist country riven…

Why the left has seized on political correctness and cancel culture

24 July 2020 10:50 am

I first warned about the dangers of political correctness in the early 1990s after reading the American academic Dinesh D’Souza’s…

Do you want woke with that?

13 July 2020 11:01 am

Such is the dominance of political correctness and cultural-left ideology that society is now awash with virtue signalling and kowtowing…

Colonial Brewing? Filthy, phallocentric Spotted Dick? Don’t laugh. This is serious

18 June 2020 5:00 pm

A Western Australian brewery is yet another innocent victim of cancel culture because of its name, ‘Colonial Brewing’.  Add Coon Cheese to the list and…

Reaping the whirlwind: the darkness of three decades of PC

16 June 2020 5:00 am

A generation ago I first warned about the insidious and dangerous nature of political correctness, arguing the neo-Marxist inspired concept…

Blacktivists ignore the real plight of indigenous Australia

13 June 2020 9:00 am

Virtue-signalling, woke demonstrations are misplaced

Oiks & the Panda-demic

18 April 2020 9:00 am

The Covid-19 crisis has exposed the fraudulent elites - yet again

In this crisis Victoria University is there for the community, keeping us laughing with woke inanities

25 March 2020 5:00 am

In his 1996 Boyer Lectures titled ‘The View from the Bridge,’ the eminent Australian academic Pierre Ryckmans argued the university…

The long march to kindy

21 March 2020 9:00 am

Today’s primary and secondary schools have been infested with Marxist doctrine

Sorry, Snarling Clementine, but the UN says we’re a leader in treating women well and gender equity

11 March 2020 12:30 pm

The burial this week of Hannah Clarke and her three children after their appalling and horrific murder by an evil…

How is only teaching climate catastrophism in schools discussion and debate?

26 February 2020 2:16 pm

One of the central tenets of a worthwhile, rigorous and balanced education system is there is room for disagreement, discussion…

Roger Scruton: insightful, perceptive, persuasive – and enduring

13 January 2020 4:16 pm

Conservatives around the world will be mourning the death of Sir Roger Scruton, a towering intellect and cultural critic whose…

Brainwashing your kids

14 December 2019 9:00 am

In The New Authoritarianism, University of Sydney academic Salvatore Babones makes the telling observation that while elected politicians might believe…

Monday’s Q&A: simply a sign of the size of our problem

8 November 2019 11:07 am

If ever the Australian public and our politicians needed additional evidence of how biased, vulgar and politically correct woke the…

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…