Stephen Cable

Crony unionism, coming soon to a hole in the ground near you

15 January 2018 4:20 pm

I had a shock recently when I read an article in the New York Times that wasn’t critical of Donald…

There’s no participation trophy in real life

8 January 2018 8:23 am

There has been a trend afoot for a number of years to give people participation awards, particularly to children in…

Ten thousand ways that will not work

27 November 2017 12:32 pm

I have not failed 10,000 times. I have successfully found 10,000 ways that will not work — Thomas Edison The…

No matter the question, government is the answer

23 November 2017 9:14 pm

Earlier this week Menzies Research Centre boss Nick Cater carried out a skilful dissection of the Northcote by-election in Victoria.…

Brisbane’s new Green ghetto?

14 November 2017 2:18 pm

The Queensland Greens have announced what they euphemistically call a ‘Housing Policy’, called ‘A home for all’. This will cost…

Labor’s desperate sales pitch

9 October 2017 4:16 pm

Nothing says desperation more than calling on the Bob Hawke to do your selling and evoking the memory of a…

The libertarian case against marriage equality

30 August 2017 7:23 am

On 27 November 2007, the legal hammer fell on Massachusetts’ resident David Parker as he lost his court battle to…

The monarchists’ best friend

19 August 2017 12:44 pm

You’d quite rightly be suspicious if someone came knocking on your door every few months asking you to move to…

Energy policy: the meatgrinder of the poor

10 August 2017 7:37 am

The outstanding success of the South Australian government of giving their people the highest power prices in the world is…

Why January 26 matters

31 July 2017 7:30 am

Symbolism and imagery are important for a nation. They are important as focal points where our history vividly comes to…

The Cory Show

24 July 2017 7:30 am

Senator Cory Bernardi is blitzkrieging the east coast at the moment, holding a series of meetings and interviews. I caught…

It’s just a jump to the left…

17 July 2017 5:20 pm

If it feels like you’re doing the Time Warp again, it’s because you are. Our nominally conservative parties have been…

Cory Bernardi has his work cut out for him

3 July 2017 7:37 am

The ancient Greeks often used the art form of storytelling, using fables or parables to get a point across. One…

Emmanuel Macron, the new Barack Obama

12 June 2017 9:10 pm

Eleven years ago, the US media started to produce glowing, servile reports about the junior senator from Illinois named Barack…

School funding: time to cut out the middleman

7 June 2017 7:04 pm

A few days ago, I received the latest edition of the ‘The Butler Bulletin’ in the mail from my local…

Energy policy: Green and red

22 April 2017 11:40 am

Do you suffer from high power bills? Never fear, The Greens are here! Like knights in shining green armour they’re…

What Married at First Sight teaches us about the social sciences

8 April 2017 7:47 pm

So Married at First Sight is over for another year, at least that’s the promise Channel 9’s made to everyone.…

Property management, Greens-style

24 March 2017 1:01 pm

Now and again the world gets a real life opportunity to catch a glimpse what would happen if the inmates…

What Twitter teaches us about the left and 18C

22 March 2017 5:57 pm

There’s been plenty written about 18C in the past few months with many media organisations and personalities coming out strongly…