Mark Powell

Free speech now carries a hefty price tag

23 July 2018 11:01 am

What happened to Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux in Melbourne over the weekend is a potent example of how free…

Thank you, Ms Ford – if you’ve finished

20 July 2018 11:31 am

For feminists like Clementine Ford, it seems that absolutely everything is about gender, even when the evidence tells a different…

Could this be the end of Roe vs Wade?

16 July 2018 12:04 pm

Well, President Trump continues to defy his critics’ dire predictions of economic catastrophe and political Armageddon. First, there is the…

The big British babies bawling about Trump – and tantrum tyranny

10 July 2018 1:25 pm

It seems that one of the things which people on the left fear most is being taken over by some…

How the ABC’s facile feminists boost the baser instincts

9 July 2018 2:01 pm

One of Australia’s least funny comedians, Tom Ballard, is at it again. No, not of being accused of sexual assault—a…

Whatever happened to that same-sex marriage boom?

5 July 2018 9:55 am

Now that all the glitter has settled after last year’s non-binding voluntary postal survey—remember, we couldn’t be trusted to have…

Do the Greens go for pre-teen sexts?

2 July 2018 10:37 am

It’s now official. The world has gone completely mad and the Greens have so utterly lost the plot politically that…

The Ramsay Centre? It’s still all Tony Abbott’s fault, apparently

29 June 2018 2:11 pm

I must say, Peter van Onselen is doing nothing for the editorial standards over at The Australian at the moment…

Religion, repentance and refugees

27 June 2018 4:09 pm

Tonight, in the national capital, Brian Douglas, the Rector of St Mark’s Anglican Church at Manuka and the Archdeacon on…

When the left became louche

25 June 2018 7:51 am

I discovered a new word this week: ‘louche’. Just in case you hadn’t heard of it before either, according to…

Dorothy Hewett: even libertines need limits

15 June 2018 10:27 am

Dorothy Hewett is the perfect illustration of what happens when feminism turns feral. The Sydney Morning Herald has said that…

Has Dark Mofo lost its mojo?

13 June 2018 7:53 am

Dark Mofo is one of those pretentious displays of artistic expression that make most people roll their eyes and sigh.…

Abbott was right to fight the left

10 June 2018 9:27 pm

Australia’s former prime minister, Tony Abbott is blamed for nearly everything these days. Higher rates of suicide amongst LGBTIQ youth,…

Why is the ANU afraid of what made us great?

6 June 2018 7:51 am

The Australian National University is so ashamed of our own cultural heritage that they have refused to offer a degree…

The double standards of our cultural czars

4 June 2018 1:05 pm

If you were still in any doubt as to there being an unwritten double standard currently operating throughout the Western…

Pirate Pete’s “fitzocrisy”

31 May 2018 7:30 am

Some of the arguments that Peter FitzSimons makes has me thinking that there might just be a “multiverse” after all.…

The lost soul of western civilisation

28 May 2018 1:16 pm

Well, the wedding of the year has come and gone. The pomp and pageantry is starting to fade. And the…

The Arrogant Broadcasting Corporation

21 May 2018 7:56 am

It seems that Emma Alberici, the ABC’s chief economic correspondent, has just been schooled. According to The Australian, Alberici proceeded…

Ten religious reasons against climate change

16 May 2018 8:07 am

Many in politics, as well as in the media, are unaware that there is a growing number of Christians who…

When paedophilia is just dandy

10 May 2018 8:47 am

Tim Winton’s prize-winning novel Breath has recently opened in Australian cinemas to rave reviews, with The Monthly claiming that, “Simon…

A Wolf in wolf’s clothing

4 May 2018 8:28 am

I was sitting at my desk, ruminating on what to make of the whole Michelle Wolf fiasco, when my 14-year-old…

Can war be just?

2 May 2018 6:30 pm

The recent furore over the use of “death iconography” by the current Chief of Army raises important questions as to…

Cook’s contribution to civilisation

28 April 2018 4:28 pm

In a decision that will send many of the Left fleeing to the nearest safe place—i.e. Twitter—to find solace against…

Their ABC: what a joke

27 April 2018 7:34 am

You know that things over at the ABC are getting really desperate when they give people like Tom Ballard—Australia’s most…

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…