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Intellectual child abuse

26 August 2023 9:00 am

One in three Australian school children, according to the latest Naplan results, are falling well behind in literacy and numeracy.…

Turn back the Wokes

19 August 2023 9:00 am

Australians live in a dangerous era. The Prime Minister of the day, a communist sympathiser in his youth, wishes to…

Albo’s fake truth-telling

12 August 2023 9:00 am

As this magazine has pointed out, and not always tongue-in-cheek, wait long enough and today’s vehemently denounced conspiracy theory is…

Self-harming the nation

29 July 2023 9:00 am

As usual, it takes John Howard to cut to the chase with one pithy comment, in this instance on the…

Chalumbin, the New Franklin

22 July 2023 9:00 am

Four decades after the battle for the Franklin Dam, a contest between nature and industry is underway in the high…

Acma dynamite

15 July 2023 9:00 am

If you thought the Covid era was bad, just wait for the New Acma era to begin! Acma is of…

Free speech dying

8 July 2023 9:00 am

In many ways the federal government’s proposal for Acma to regulate the content of social media platforms – via the…

Climate cringe

1 July 2023 9:00 am

The famed ‘cultural cringe’ of the Sixties and Seventies was exacerbated by the realisation that most artistic and fashionable trends…

No

24 June 2023 9:00 am

‘Just say No,’ was the catchphrase of Nancy Reagan back in the 1980s. The slogan was used to encourage people…

Coal is a four-letter word

17 June 2023 9:00 am

Coal is a four-letter word for Labor/Green governments in Australia where it can’t be used in polite company. Thank goodness…

In the dark

10 June 2023 9:00 am

Three things can be safely said about the entire Brittany Higgins affair. Firstly, the average punter has no idea where…

Garlic-19

3 June 2023 9:00 am

A report by the Peter Doherty Institute suggests that good old Aussie garlic is good for warding off the coronavirus.…

‘From red tape to red carpet’

27 May 2023 9:00 am

In this week’s issue, we are delighted to hear from Gina Rinehart on the importance of mining to not only…

Expelling Moira

20 May 2023 9:00 am

The expulsion of Moira Deeming from the Victorian Liberal party requires one simple question to be answered: what is the…

Joke budget

13 May 2023 9:00 am

Treasurer Jim Chalmer’s 2023 federal budget is a wicked joke being played upon the average Australian household, replete with fantasy,…

A King’s welcome

6 May 2023 9:00 am

This magazine supports our constitutional monarchy and thus naturally delights in the spectacle of the coronation. Our constitutional monarchy, the…

A conservative contrarian

29 April 2023 9:00 am

Sensibly, the late Barry Humphries allowed the political leanings of himself and his alter-egos to remain camouflaged within their biting…

Watershed

22 April 2023 9:00 am

What delicious timing. In the same news cycle that Peter Dutton announces the re-launch of the Coalition and his determination…

Mr Neil’s visit

15 April 2023 9:00 am

The visit to these shores, the furthest-flung and smallest outpost of the transatlantic Spectator empire, by our chairman Andrew Neil,…

Making Donald Great Again

8 April 2023 9:00 am

The news that a ‘kangaroo court’ has decided to charge Donald Trump with a pile of spurious charges from many…

Climate wars rekindled

1 April 2023 9:00 am

So, apparently the climate wars aren’t over quite yet. Thank goodness for that! That’s not us rekindling the battle, by…

Clown show

25 March 2023 9:00 am

From preposterously clownish Nazis to battery-powered campaign buses that have to be ditched in favour of diesel alternatives, the political…

Once upon a time

18 March 2023 9:00 am

Once upon a time there lived a generation who believed they knew far more about the world than their elders…

Covid abuses

11 March 2023 9:00 am

The latest revelations out of Britain regarding the grotesque abuse of power during Covid make for very disturbing reading. As…

Snowy 2.0h yuk!

4 March 2023 9:00 am

Lobb’s Hole doesn’t exactly sound the most appealing of places, and indeed it may well be the graveyard where Australia’s…