Tony Thomas

ABC of Pauline’s revenge

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has two Bills at hand to clobber the anti-conservative ABC. The first would force it to…

Blainey’s blarney

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Geoffrey Blainey, Australia’s beloved history elder, has written 40 books and his terms like ‘tyranny of distance’ have pervaded our…

Media onslaught against Trump backfires

6 July 2019 9:00 am

What? ABCTV, without sneering, covered Trump at the Osaka G20 last week and with Kim Jong-un the other day. So…

Climate Council crestfallen

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Australia’s media will shortly run the following ‘climate crisis’ stories: London’s black cabs are going electric; UK offshore turbines are…

Fact-checker? What about a bias-checker?

8 June 2019 9:00 am

ABC chair Ita Buttrose has got interested in the bias issue. Melbourne ABC 774 Drive host Rafael Epstein fished last…

Financial eunuch

13 April 2019 9:00 am

Teenagers are normally embarrassed by their mothers. Germaine Greer was particularly so. Elizabeth Kleinhenz in her new biography writes: ‘Germaine…

Useful idiots at the ABC

6 April 2019 9:00 am

ABC’s Four Corners remains proud of Sarah Ferguson’s three-part nothingburger last June about President Trump’s Russia collusion – its ‘story…

The propaganda is settled

30 March 2019 9:00 am

Aussie school children are getting another barrage of third-party climate catastrophism, only  a fortnight since the kids’ climate strike. March…

Gen Activist

9 February 2019 9:00 am

A network of Green groups are mobilising our children for the climate wars

Leftist wonderland

26 January 2019 9:00 am

Kerry O’Brien in his mammoth memoir argues that his decades of ABC TV presenting were not Left-biased. It’s an easy…

But does it pass the breath, er, pub test?

10 November 2018 9:00 am

Anne Summers in 2011 was named by Vogue magazine as ‘one of the world’s wisest women’. After reading her memoir…

Change everything? You bet

13 October 2018 9:00 am

Naomi Klein from Canada oversees courses for tens of thousands of Australian high school students. She’s an anarcho-environmentalist mobilising grass-roots…

Fear and loathing in Ultimo

29 September 2018 9:00 am

Apropos Michelle Guthrie’s sacking, and the bitchy tweet ‘Excellent decision’ by Four Corner’s Sally Neighbour, the ABC has always been…

Suffer your children

18 August 2018 9:00 am

Of all the green/Left groups badgering schoolkids about human-caused global warming, the most determined is the Australian Academy of Science.…

Green Climate Farce

11 August 2018 9:00 am

Can you feel sorry for a climate bureaucrat? Well I do. Look at my fellow Aussie Howard Bamsey. He’s been…

Global brand Julia

21 July 2018 9:00 am

‘Trailing clouds of glory’ is so apt for Julia Gillard AC’s post-prime ministerial career. This month the apolitical.co blog for…

Heart of darkness

23 June 2018 9:00 am

Sometimes African rulers get so corrupt that Western aid donors go on strike. Take what Trump would call the shit-hole…