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Trump swallows universe

19 July 2024 11:00 pm

One of the most important Australian novels of the last few decades is Boy Swallows Universe, the semi-autobiographical debut by…

Envoy to Combat anti-Semitism

13 July 2024 9:00 am

The Albanese government this week appointed Jillian Segal AO as its Special Envoy to Combat anti-Semitism. That’s where the good…

Against the machine

6 July 2024 9:00 am

It’s wonderful that so many freedom fighters and free speech advocates are making a point of visiting our shores this…

Nuclear fallout

29 June 2024 9:00 am

The decision by the Albanese government to employ former Liberal New South Wales treasurer Matt Kean to sell its renewables…

Bowen to the rescue

22 June 2024 9:00 am

‘And just when it looked like Labor might hold on to power, Chris Bowen came thundering into town to snatch…

Climate furphies

15 June 2024 9:00 am

At the heart of the Paris Agreement is a major furphy, certainly as far as Australia is concerned. Namely, that…

Vaccines? Excess deaths? Any link?

8 June 2024 9:00 am

Is this the first significant crack in the dam? This week, the UK Telegraph ran a story that should be…

The buck stops there

1 June 2024 9:00 am

Not many of us remember Fred M. Canfil, who, when visiting an Oklahoma prison in 1945, was impressed by a…

Acronym organisations

25 May 2024 9:00 am

The so-called rules-based order that the West has prided itself on developing and operating under since the end of the…

Jimflation

18 May 2024 9:00 am

Back in 2022 when Labor won the federal election with a paltry 32 per cent of the primary vote, our…

Quantum of decline

11 May 2024 9:00 am

On too many fronts, our civilisation and our decency are crumbling before our eyes. The beauty, of course, of the…

Vehicle metaphors

4 May 2024 9:00 am

Various vehicular metaphors are commonly used to describe the unravelling of an incompetent government, usually involving train wrecks, car crashes,…

Coalition must U-turn on X

27 April 2024 9:00 am

Kudos to Senator Ralph Babet and to One Nation for opposing this tyrannical abomination

Stabbings in Sydney

20 April 2024 9:00 am

Last Saturday afternoon Sydneysiders in particular and Australians as a whole were horrified and traumatised as a lone man prowled…

Wong again

13 April 2024 9:00 am

Warning, satire: In international news this week, the Israeli government has announced it plans to send a special envoy to…

Out of touch

6 April 2024 9:00 am

In exciting news this week, the Prime Minister announced that a retired coal miner from Cessnock who now runs a…

Hamas resurrected?

30 March 2024 9:00 am

The duplicity and the cynicism of the Biden administration knows no bounds. By choosing to abstain from a Chinese/Russian-sponsored UN…

Trump’s lightbulb moment

23 March 2024 9:00 am

It was certainly an entertaining moment in an interview between former British politician Nigel Farage and his good friend former…

Sam’s own goal

16 March 2024 9:00 am

‘WATCH UNDER!’ was the warning cry made famous by one of Australia’s original expat Aussies living in London, as he…

Beware the Nature Positive plan

9 March 2024 9:00 am

Aesop warned the Greeks of the danger in about 520BC; Avianus repeated it for the Romans a century later. William…

Mandatory vindication

2 March 2024 9:00 am

They were the three words of the week, if not of the year: ‘vaccine’, ‘mandates’ and ‘unlawful’. That was the…

Watchdog consumers

24 February 2024 9:00 am

The news that Brad Banducci is stepping down as CEO of supermarket giant Woolworths is to be warmly welcomed. This…

Bowen’s climate idiocy

17 February 2024 9:00 am

The sheer stupidity of the Albanese government and the renewables investment lobby groups would be comical if it were not…

Slash the acronyms

10 February 2024 9:00 am

What to make of the Coalition’s response to the trashing of the Stage 3 tax cuts? As Judith Sloan points…

Penny Wong must resign

3 February 2024 9:00 am

Every Australian taxpayer now has on their conscience the terrifying prospect that their hard-earned dollars went towards financing the rape,…