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Super villains

25 February 2023 9:00 am

Climate wars? Solved! Energy wars? Done and dusted. Culture wars? Sorted. The Albanese government’s blueprint is now clear: declare that…

King, a canary in the coal mine?

18 February 2023 9:00 am

‘We won’t get to net-zero emissions in this country, or indeed the world, without the resources sector, without gas, and…

Empire-bashing

11 February 2023 9:00 am

Britain has become an irresistible target in recent times for sneering condemnation of its historical period of Empire, even in…

Lubricating his Voice

4 February 2023 9:00 am

Before they were even elected – and in fervent hope that they wouldn’t be – this magazine warned that an…

Voice of hypocrites

28 January 2023 9:00 am

A hurried visit by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to Alice Springs this week highlights everything that is wrong with his…

A land of progress

18 January 2023 10:00 pm

As Australia Day comes around, battle lines are again being drawn by self-described ‘progressives’ who refuse to see anything to…

Tall poppy

14 January 2023 9:00 am

At six feet, four inches, Cardinal George Pell was a man who towered above his peers, literally as well as…

Happy New Year?

7 January 2023 9:00 am

The month of January is named for the Roman deity Janus, a god with two faces who looks back to…

Tidings of comfort & joy

17 December 2022 9:00 am

‘God rest ye merry, gentlemen, let nothing you dismay…’ Easier said than done, of course, at the end of a…

Going with the vibe

10 December 2022 9:00 am

It has taken three decades for The Castle chooks to finally come home to roost. The 1997 film, one of…

The Senator v. the Voice

3 December 2022 9:00 am

With any luck, Australia should have its first indigenous prime minister within our lifetimes and it will be a conservative…

Grand Theft Albo

26 November 2022 9:00 am

In the run-up to the last federal election,  Anthony Albanese and Chris Bowen promised repeatedly that they would slash Australia’s…

Unreasonable

19 November 2022 9:00 am

In the 1980s movie Rain Man, the autistic Dustin Hoffman reliably informed Tom Cruise that Qantas was the safest airline…

The Dummy

12 November 2022 9:00 am

Not since Howard Carter risked the curse of the Pharaohs to plunder the pyramids a hundred years ago this month…

Covid amnesty, anyone?

5 November 2022 9:00 am

Forgiveness is now officially on the Covid menu. The left-leaning Atlantic magazine in the US has called for a ‘pandemic…

The coal miner’s Diamonds

29 October 2022 9:00 am

Gina Rinehart was correct to withdraw the extraordinarily generous $15 million she had donated to Netball Australia following a severe…

Labor and the Jews

22 October 2022 9:00 am

You gotta hand it to them. Unlike the Coalition, the leaders of the Labor party have no problem whatsoever prosecuting…

Owning Science

15 October 2022 9:00 am

‘We own The Science and we think that the world should know it.’ Those were the words of the UN…

CPAC tests Libs

8 October 2022 9:00 am

First up, we can all agree that the Australian Conservative Political Action Conference held last weekend at Sydney’s International Convention…

The curse of conservatism

1 October 2022 9:00 am

The election victory of Giorgia Meloni and her Brothers of Italy party came as welcome news this week. Welcome news…

The Albanese Doctrine

24 September 2022 9:00 am

Is Anthony Albanese the most ignorant person to ever occupy the role of Australian prime minister? Or is he simply…

God save our CM

17 September 2022 9:00 am

It doesn’t have quite the same ring to it, ‘God save our gracious constitutional monarchy, long live our noble constitution…

Position vacant: strong horse

10 September 2022 9:00 am

It was disappointing to read the results of this week’s Newspoll showing the federal opposition in an even worse position…

Labor’s Lilliputians

2 September 2022 11:00 pm

Not since Gulliver’s Travels has there been such an absurd visual image: a giant of a man towering over a…

Strewth-telling

27 August 2022 9:00 am

As Neil Brown points out this week, the Victorian government has now embarked on the insanity of ‘our very own…