Mark Powell

Angus Campbell’s Kumbaya Corps

23 April 2018 7:48 am

So, let me get this straight… in the ADF now, wearing a rainbow badge is officially sanctioned, but any form…

Doubting Dawkins – even Darwin, too

17 April 2018 7:46 am

One of the most popular pieces in last Saturday’s Weekend Australian reported a controversial scientific hypothesis proposing that the evolution…

Peter FitzSimons, the atheist fire-and-brimstone preacher

15 April 2018 12:05 pm

Don’t you find it interesting that the one guy in the media who was calling down fire and fury on…

Israel Folau vs the amateur theologians

10 April 2018 7:29 pm

Is Peter van Onselen becoming to The Australian what Emma Alberici is to the ABC, a journalistic liability? It could…

Fairfax, Folau and FitzSimons

9 April 2018 2:02 pm

The Fairfax papers has become so strident in their LGBTIQ advocacy that they cannot tolerate anyone having a view other…

The Uber confessional

6 April 2018 7:52 am

If you ever wondered why the Catholic Church guards the sanctity of the confessional so zealously than you need look…

Their ABC’s anti-religious hypocrisy

2 April 2018 11:53 am

It’s a bit rich for Julia Baird and Hayley Gleeson, having spent the previous twelve months conducting a special ‘investigation’…

Is Australia funding terrorism?

29 March 2018 7:42 am

In the very last issue of The Spectator Australia David Adler wrote what could well turn out to be a…

Why modern-day feminism is inherently sexist

28 March 2018 4:23 pm

Despite the protest from Magda Szubanski that the golden statuette awarded at the Oscars needs to be more “non-binary”, I…

Ten non-religious reasons against abortion

27 March 2018 12:33 pm

The subject of abortion is once again in the news. And significantly, Brisbane lawyer and incoming Queensland senator Amanda Stoker…

Conservative compassion

26 March 2018 8:19 am

One of the strange quirks of modern politics is the perception that it’s the Left who are concerned with justice…

Santa Sabina school’s “religious revolution”

23 March 2018 12:08 pm

The trousers were the tip of the iceberg at Sydney Catholic girls schools Santa Sabina College. With the trousers down,…

Clothes maketh the wo/man

20 March 2018 8:44 pm

There’s an unofficial competition where I live that mostly teenage girls engage in, as to which school has the worst…

Newspeak at UNSW

19 March 2018 7:43 am

I know it’s become hackneyed, overused, and almost now cliché, but the following political slogan—by ‘The Party’— from George Orwell’s…

#AllLivesMatter – white lives too

16 March 2018 7:35 am

Cyril Ramaphosa, the new President of South Africa, has decided that it’s time to take out the trash. The poor…

The NSW Police’s bestial behaviour

15 March 2018 2:12 am

It’s often said that “A picture tells a thousand words.” Well, as Miranda Devine commented about the photo from the…

What’s Left to like at the ABC?

12 March 2018 10:55 am

I was doing some research on an article for what I actually like at the ABC—I think it might have…

Should people with ‘addictions’ be euthanased?

7 March 2018 7:46 am

For all those who don’t think that the “slippery slope” argument is valid, just consider this. In Belgium and the…

Mardi Gras: coming soon to a shoppingtown near you

5 March 2018 8:05 am

Long before the floats paraded down Sydney’s Oxford Street, Maxi Shield and her ‘Queens’ were prancing through Pitt Street Mall.…

Emma Alberici scores top Marx

1 March 2018 7:47 am

If you’ve been holidaying in Greece and missed the recent fiasco surrounding Emma Alberici, the chief economics correspondent at the…

Threats of Aboriginal terrorism will do irreparable harm

27 February 2018 1:14 pm

Most Australians are pretty generous. They want to do the right thing by this country’s first inhabitants, especially when it…

The radical politics of Black Panther

26 February 2018 8:20 am

Black Panther opened in Australian cinemas recently and it certainly does not disappoint. It’s the eighteenth movie of the Marvel…

Ten religious reasons why Barnaby Joyce should resign

19 February 2018 8:36 am

I like Barnaby Joyce. And I honestly pray for him, his estranged wife Natalie, their children, and his new partner…

Yassmin’s Islamic amnesia

16 February 2018 11:03 am

Like so many Australians, I have come to the conclusion that Yassmin Abdel-Magied is maybe not quite in touch with…

Magda’s “mandroid” madness

14 February 2018 7:29 am

Remember when they said last year that if we re-defined marriage then nothing was going to change? Well, from one…