The Flat White Team

How woke is your tote?

12 November 2019 7:23 pm

As F. Scott Fitzgerald said, “Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me.” For starters, they…

Stop those tears! Can’t you see the oceans are already rising?

1 November 2019 3:07 pm

Another day, another useful and informative bulletin from Extinction Rebellion. It appears that the silly hippies aren’t just scaring innocent…

It’s all happening with Extinction Rebellion

24 October 2019 10:30 am

The SpecOz, natch, is on the Extinction Rebellion mailing list — so we couldn’t help but notice this highlight from…

What confidential talking points?

14 October 2019 4:21 pm

As everyone and their dog knows, the Prime Minister’s media office mistakenly sent today’s official confidential Coalition talking points to,…

When political foes are fairer than ‘progressive’ media, our democracy has problems

26 September 2019 5:00 am

You cannot hope to bribe or twist (thank God!) the British journalist. But, seeing what the man will do unbribed,…

Sorry Greta, but some feral children just love fossil fuels

24 September 2019 6:00 pm

People, people, people! How could we? We’ve been so distracted by Greta Thunberg that we’ve forgotten our history – or,…

Are the Greens endangering children with climate rally rabbles?

16 September 2019 3:03 pm

The cat is out of the bag. Yes, so the Children’s Crusade, the kiddies climate rally or whatever you want…

Just who is protesting in Hong Kong?

3 September 2019 5:34 pm

Just who’s protesting in Hong Kong? It’s only radicals, apparently. That’s what the Nine Network’s left-wing tabloids, claim, anyway: So…

Wally World logic, deciphered

29 August 2019 6:07 pm

The latest on Brexit from Dr Waleed Aly, the noted Monash University political scientist and public intellectual: British Prime Minister…

It’s the arts

12 August 2019 1:37 pm

It’s the arts. From The Age: Next month, Melburnians will have the chance to experience one of the city’s most…

A great crime, Their ABC-style

23 July 2019 10:53 am

No. An old-age pension couple who can no longer afford electricity didn’t burn coal in an attempt to stay warm.…

Their ABC: tax cuts cause crime

10 July 2019 5:56 pm

Over the past few years, it’s been clear that despite all the public noise peace terms of a kind have…

ANZ, Maria Folau and the joke of the year

25 June 2019 4:16 pm

Want to hear the joke of the year? A bank — bank, mind you — is giving public lectures in…