Mark Powell

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…

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…