Rebecca Weisser

Mother Jacinda and climate change’s King Canute

24 August 2019 9:00 am

A Pacific Island Forum in Tuvalu was always going to be inundated by climate catastrophism. One of the lowest-lying island…

NSW botches abortion

17 August 2019 9:00 am

‘The sound of men arguing over our personal reproductive health choices hurts my ears and it offends my very core,’…

The Year My Woke Broke

10 August 2019 9:00 am

When Prince Harry revealed, in the issue of Vogue his wife guest-edited, that they would only have two children ‘to…

Eat the chefs

3 August 2019 9:00 am

The offenderati have been baying for blood ever since it was revealed that MasterChef Australia judge George Calombaris had been…

Through thick and spin

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Once upon a time, Britain sent Australia its excess convicts.  These days we get Tony Blair’s old spin doctors, a…

An upside to invasion?

20 July 2019 9:00 am

Nathan Moran, of the Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council in Sydney, kicked off Naidoc week by criticising the city’s publicly-funded…

Ghostbusters

13 July 2019 9:00 am

Last week the miserable ghost of Malcolm Turnbull put in an apparition at the Friends of Wolper Jewish Hospital. Presumably…

Another Sampson blinded in Gaza

6 July 2019 9:00 am

Hooray for Pallywood, or rather Gazallywood, that wonderful melange of misleading footage, falsehoods, fakeries and frauds that makes up so…

Go fund yourself!

29 June 2019 9:00 am

In 2009, on ABC’s Q&A, host Tony Jones asked host of Channel Ten’s The Project and practising Muslim Waleed Aly…

China’s organ grinder

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Political violence is rare in Australia but a senior partner at a Sydney accounting firm gave a new ‘twist’ to…

Undie-cover agents

15 June 2019 9:00 am

Last week, with all the stealth of the pirates of Penzance, Australia’s Federal Police, raided not one but two major…

They’re a weird religious mob

8 June 2019 9:00 am

‘I cannot believe in this election that there is a discussion even under way that gay people will go to…

The sloppiest suicide note

25 May 2019 9:00 am

‘No-one saw it coming,’ the shocked commentariat claimed. Goodness.  Where are the ABC’s fact checkers when you need them? In…

Dirty dancing with Fannie and Freddie

18 May 2019 9:00 am

You don’t need a crystal ball to see that whoever wins our federal election, the taxpayer is going to be…

The nutters we had to have

11 May 2019 9:00 am

‘Every now and then you have to flick the switch to vaudeville,’ former prime minister Paul Keating once said, and…

Doomsday, again

4 May 2019 9:00 am

‘NOW is Not the time for Business AS usual,’ read the grumpy boy’s placard as he munched on an apple…

The Curate’s NEG

27 April 2019 9:00 am

It’s been all the fun of the fair as a 10-day long weekend gave voters a chance to observe the…

Whiffy-leaks

20 April 2019 9:00 am

If fish and visitors stink in three days, as Benjamin Franklin advised, it’s easy to see how Wikileaks founder Julian…

Vale Peter Coleman

6 April 2019 9:00 am

William Peter Coleman (15 December 1928 – 31 March 2019) was that increasingly rare creature in contemporary Australia, a great…

Unis? Must try harder

30 March 2019 9:00 am

‘I’m a revolutionary Marxist, and if you’re not one by the end of semester I haven’t done my job properly,’…

The Left’s bad joke

23 March 2019 9:00 am

After the atrocity comes the inevitable blame game. Hardly waiting to draw breath, Wajahat Ali leapt into print in the…

Australian notes

9 April 2016 9:00 am

As the federal budget deficit continues to balloon, it’s time to make hard choices. Is it a luxury or a…

My ideas boom

26 March 2016 9:00 am

Double dissolution or double disillusion? The malapropism of the moment captures the mood of voters facing a dismal choice: a…

Partners in peace

19 March 2016 9:00 am

With a flourish of Orwellian Newspeak, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a press conference at Parliament House on…

Cods wallop

12 March 2016 9:00 am

One might hope that as a Hellene, Niki Savva could shed some light on the tragedy of the Abbott government…