Kevin Donnelly

Unto them a child is born: the joylessness of secular faiths

20 December 2020 5:11 pm

While those committed to extreme forms of secularism argue religion, especially Christianity, must be abolished it’s ironic that at the same time they adopt many of the characteristics of the…

Eton mess

13 December 2020 5:00 am

The Duke of Wellington, one of England’s most celebrated and honoured military figures responsible for defeating Napoleon at the Battle…

Parents targeted in Daniel Andrews’ latest gender theory folly

1 December 2020 7:14 pm

While 98% of Australians are happy being women or men and the overwhelming majority of children and teenagers are happy…

Our universities: foundering in the shallows of farce and incoherence

26 November 2020 2:01 pm

As noted by the British Conservative politician Michael Gove in Celsius 7/7, whereas classical Marxism defines the revolutionary struggle in terms of the workers…

Education in reverse

2 November 2020 4:35 pm

Just when you thought radical cultural-left ideology and political correctness could get no worse along comes its most recent manifestation…

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…