Mark Humphery-Jenner

Why universities are always political losers

14 June 2024 7:33 am

Universities have become a political football. Again. In many countries. The latest, albeit recurring, flashpoint is international students. There are…

Everyone is catching subsidy fever! But will it really lower inflation?

3 June 2024 2:00 am

Subsidies are politically infectious right now. Jim Chalmers and Anthony started the latest outbreak with energy subsidies, which they claimed…

Labor betrayed universities… Just like Labor betrayed everyone else

14 May 2024 1:00 am

Universities are often seen as bastions of ‘progressive’ thinking. The majority of academics are left-leaning, at least outside of the…

The war on misinformation is a sham

26 April 2024 3:00 am

Anthony Albanese claims to be fighting a war on so-called ‘misinformation’ and ‘disinformation’. He recently exclaimed that ‘Australians want misinformation…

Does Albo’s backflip really make you better off?

8 February 2024 11:45 pm

Anthony Albanese has backflipped on his promise to deliver the stage three tax cuts in full. He has proposed a…

Albanese is the real source of misinformation

1 February 2024 1:00 am

Anthony Albanese likes to decry misinformation, but the irony is that his government is one of its biggest proponents. As…

Will the Voice lead to ‘reparations’? Voters want straight answers

15 August 2023 5:30 am

The Voice has lost support in recent polls. Newspoll shows that support has fallen below 50 per cent in every state. Redbridge shows…

Level with Australians: will the Voice lead to treaty and compensation?

7 August 2023 4:30 am

There is significant confusion about what the Indigenous Voice entails, what its powers are, and about its consequences. The latest…

What should companies do about the Voice?

8 July 2023 4:00 am

Remember the adage that 'Republicans buy sneakers too'

The solution to the Liberals’ electoral malaise

27 April 2023 4:00 am

Suppose you have saved your whole life. These savings have been invested in areas such as property or in the…