Features Australia

Lighting bushfires

21 December 2019 9:00 am

The recent tragic bushfires reignited the argument about global warming – the science is settled – and burnt the Green-Left…

The Kurds troubled way

21 December 2019 9:00 am

Pictures of Kurdish women fighters alongside men surprised many in the West and the October withdrawal of American forces from…

Jesus of Palestine?

21 December 2019 9:00 am

You are in a tizz. Christmas is just around the corner and you can’t think of the right present for…

Humbling hills

21 December 2019 9:00 am

Hidden in the spectacular rugged mountains of the far north Flinders Ranges at Arkaroola is a climate story written in…

Trump’s re-election is crucial

21 December 2019 9:00 am

Show trials, where the accused have no rights and guilt is predetermined, are integral to communist and Nazi regimes. They…

RAP artists of the ABC

14 December 2019 9:00 am

Our household switches on ABC TV at 6pm and checks how long it takes to sight an Aboriginal-identifying Australian. Typically,…

Business/Robbery etc

14 December 2019 9:00 am

When directors of Australia’s leading companies start questioning the profit motive on which their success was based, then the system…

Death by reverse dog whistle

14 December 2019 9:00 am

On 9 October, 2012 Prime Minister Julia Gillard famously stood up in parliament to accuse Leader of the Opposition Tony…

Submarines versus Facebook

14 December 2019 9:00 am

Eyeing Beijing, Taiwan’s political class is nervous, yet again. Australia is jumpy too for lesser reasons. Taiwan’s fear looms close…

Brainwashing your kids

14 December 2019 9:00 am

In The New Authoritarianism, University of Sydney academic Salvatore Babones makes the telling observation that while elected politicians might believe…

Politician, thy name is hypocrisy

14 December 2019 9:00 am

In the National Party room… everyone…tenaciously… opposed dairy deregulation. (But) when they came back in here (into the chamber), they…

Labour’s ugly taint of antisemitism

7 December 2019 9:00 am

Religious leaders generally steer well clear of politics during election campaigns and nobody can remember when one ever before made…

Clive’s noble cause

7 December 2019 9:00 am

The great Clive James died on the same day as the great Jonathan Miller but I know which one I…

Business/Robbery etc

7 December 2019 9:00 am

It is not going away. Corporate leaders are increasingly stepping outside their legal requirement to serve the best interests of…

Academia rooted

7 December 2019 9:00 am

The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences continues to be the standard bearer for everything that is…

Teaching untruths about Jews

7 December 2019 9:00 am

Physical Education teachers are caricatured as tormenting the unfit children in the class but in fact they are an essential…

London Bridge is falling down

7 December 2019 9:00 am

On 30 November 2019, we were witness to a shocking display of behaviour on London Bridge, that our misandrist citizens…

Lock up the politicians

7 December 2019 9:00 am

A favourite argument of the elites is that something is ‘inevitable’  or, more subtly, ‘the planets are aligned’. Blasting what…

Trump, impeachment and the media

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Many of us living in the Westminster parliamentary part of the democratic world don’t have much grasp of what the…

Endangered species

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Not long ago, visiting the hospital unit of a local rest home, I listened to a gathering of those too…

Hydrogen’s all hot air

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Faced with evidence that the Paris Agreement on limiting emissions is being ignored, including news that China is building or…

Haunted by the miserable ghost

30 November 2019 9:00 am

I still think back to that night in mid-May this year: scrutineering in some far-flung warehouse in suburban Melbourne, running…

Iran, Israel and DFAT’s award-winning cowardice

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Last week, Scott Morrison was awarded the Jerusalem Award by the Zionist Federation of Australia for his moral courage in…

Aaarrrggh!!

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Earlier this month, 1,100 people crammed into the function room of Miramare Gardens in Sydney’s Terrey Hills, to honour former…

Electric cars crash

30 November 2019 9:00 am

As a senior investigative reporter, I can handle a notebook, a pen and my spaniel Natasha’s leash in each hand.…