Features Australia

Harlotry in the collective of collectives

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Who controls the mainstream media? Baldwin famously declared that moguls like Lord Rothermere and Lord Beaverbrook did, exercising power without…

Tilting laws to advance the feminist agenda

21 April 2018 9:00 am

The icy grip of feminism on our key institutions has been exposed in a series of alarming stories emerging over…

Adventures on Thought Crime Island

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Britain has broken out the banhammer and is coming after your favourite comedians. It’s also decided words matter more than…

Trump’s red line

21 April 2018 9:00 am

One of the revelations of the 14 April military attack on three government sites in Syria by the United States,…

Manipulating Facebook

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Judging by the way Mark Zuckerberg was cross-examined before Congress last week, you’d think Facebook was on the brink of…

Business/Robbery etc

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Whacko! American farmers have now joined the Australian economy in being seriously at risk of collateral damage from ‘friendly fire’…

Patchwork power

21 April 2018 9:00 am

The Australian summer has passed with only the occasional blackout, although a possibly grim winter, once unseasonably warm weather in…

Those dastardly, discommodious Delcons

14 April 2018 9:00 am

Remember back to the time of the coup against Tony Abbott when the great and the good (I speak loosely…

More Marxist gibberish

14 April 2018 9:00 am

Paul Keating‘s obsession with turning us into some politicians’ republic is not about improving the governance of Australia, surely the…

Dutton earns respect on South Africa

14 April 2018 9:00 am

Mariandra Heunis should be enjoying her life with her four children and her husband, Dennis.Only there is no Dennis. In…

The idiocy of cultural competence

14 April 2018 9:00 am

A conference held last week by the University of Sydney’s taxpayer-funded National Centre for Cultural Competence has proven once and…

Long she’s reigned over us

14 April 2018 9:00 am

The past, wrote L. P. Hartley in The Go-Between, is a foreign country. Even a decade as relatively recent as…

It’s (party) time

7 April 2018 9:00 am

Was there anyone who was not moved when they saw former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith’s public act of contrition…

The death of expertise

7 April 2018 9:00 am

It must have been a joke. The other day, I was looking through the Harvard Magazine and saw a piece…

Business/Robbery etc

7 April 2018 9:00 am

Collateral damage – and it’s not only from the (unlikely) risk of a world-wide protectionist tariff war. ‘Friendly (economic) fire’…

Kleptocracy on the Cape

7 April 2018 9:00 am

There is a brilliant scene in Evelyn Waugh’s paean to Fleet Street, Scoop, in which the reader is acquainted with…

Illusion of knowledge warming the planet

7 April 2018 9:00 am

In this the 30th anniversary year of the IPCC, we should look back and remember the original sin with which…

Coronate Buddy Franklin

7 April 2018 9:00 am

Advocates for an Australian republic have spent the last two decades patiently waiting for the Queen of England to die.…

Britain gagged

7 April 2018 9:00 am

When emails from the group Britain First began turning up in my inbox, I took it for granted that it…

Send the white farmers to the outback!

7 April 2018 9:00 am

In a characteristically pungent Speccie piece, Rod Liddle recently described as ‘genocide’ the situation of white farmers in the semi-arid…

Opposition to e-cigs is running out of puff

7 April 2018 9:00 am

In 2003 Hon Lik, a Beijing pharmacist, developed an electronic cigarette which attracted interest from industry. Decades before, Hon Lik…

Time to rise again

31 March 2018 9:00 am

I bought a different brand of diary for this year, and it has dropped Easter. Easter Day is plain Sunday…

Telford and the Left

31 March 2018 9:00 am

The sleepy town of Telford, England, is home to the latest bout of grooming gangs and child sexual exploitation. On…

Save the last dance for Li

31 March 2018 9:00 am

As a child growing up in rural China during the punishing years of the Cultural Revolution, Li Cunxin felt like…

Aux bien pensants

31 March 2018 9:00 am

Mug the frugal, turnbull teaches shorten The standing of politicians has never been lower. They’re widely regarded as self-interested, incompetent,…