Features Australia

Top three lefty unis

24 February 2018 9:00 am

From the sandstones to the concrete monstrosities, Australia’s university students are returning to lecture halls and classrooms in coming weeks.…

Business/Robbery etc

24 February 2018 9:00 am

The Turnbull government’s survival depends on a far more serious internal battle than whether Barnaby should keep his fly done…

Bye bye Nats?

24 February 2018 9:00 am

Some could use the Barnaby Joyce Affair as an opportunity to kick the National party while it’s down… so let’s…

Minding the gap

24 February 2018 9:00 am

Once again the start of the federal parliamentary year has been marked by what has become an annual ritual. The…

What is the point of Cory Bernardi?

24 February 2018 9:00 am

Let me be honest. I don’t really see the point of Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives (‘AC’) party as presently configured.…

Paying for steel jobs

24 February 2018 9:00 am

Indian billionaire Sanjeev Gupta is now in the same category as American entrepreneur Elon Musk in that any absurd idea…

Aux bien pensants

24 February 2018 9:00 am

Proscribe parallelism not promiscuity By proscribing sexual relations with ministerial staff and through his public moral condemnation of Nationals leader…

Darwin’s puppets

17 February 2018 9:00 am

When I was young, like many teenagers, I considered science dull. At a Passover dinner one year, I declared this…

When will they ever learn?

17 February 2018 9:00 am

One January morning in 1800, a mysterious being emerged from the woods near Aveyron in France. The size of a…

Is time running out for Western civilisation?

17 February 2018 9:00 am

‘What is civilisation? I don’t know. I can’t define it in abstract terms yet, but I think I can recognise…

Eyeballing DFAT

17 February 2018 9:00 am

The problem with our foreign affairs bureaucracy isn’t just the consistent political correctness and suspicion of the Coalition. Much time…

Harvey Weinstein Syndrome

17 February 2018 9:00 am

As with most popular movements, what starts from good intentions frequently spirals out of control – or beyond what its…

Autocues for the clueless

17 February 2018 9:00 am

Was anyone really surprised when the factional warlords and powerbrokers in the key NSW division of the Liberal party so…

Burdens of proof and blatant bias

10 February 2018 9:00 am

The non-lawyer readers of this fine publication may not be aware of a key premise (really it is a trade-off…

Abusing the Holocaust

10 February 2018 9:00 am

This year’s commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, was at once illuminated…

Eyeballing DFAT

10 February 2018 9:00 am

In republican Canberra, admiration for British tradition is thin. But in one respect it’s alive and well. Our career mandarins…

Down the rabbit hole into Trump’s America

10 February 2018 9:00 am

A curious discovery at this year’s Australian Open tennis showed how America’s President Trump trauma is filtering into the most…

Business/Robbery etc

10 February 2018 9:00 am

Small businesses and individuals income-earners beware! Now that Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan’s successful five-year multi-billion dollar campaign against tax dodging…

We must not go down the Corbyn path

10 February 2018 9:00 am

Perhaps because of its outrageous early ‘70s sexism, one of Britain’s most important ural films, The Rise and Rise of…

Mr President, look beyond the swamp

10 February 2018 9:00 am

Not since Ronald Reagan has the reaction to a State of the Union address been so optimistic, anticipating the return…

Thatcher’s lefty

3 February 2018 9:00 am

Chris Patten claimed many of the glittering prizes in British politics and society: cabinet minister under Margaret Thatcher and John…

The feminist two-step

3 February 2018 9:00 am

Feminism is in crisis. It’s in a crisis of its own making because it’s been an echo chamber for so…

Balhatchet job

3 February 2018 9:00 am

Just when you think the cowardice of those highly-placed in the West (with the exceptions of Trump and Netanyahu) can…

#SeenItAllBefore

3 February 2018 9:00 am

How cheering to find old-school feminists speaking out about the excesses of the #MeToo campaign. Canadian writer Margaret Attwood whose…

OK, I’m a conservative comedian

3 February 2018 9:00 am

Whenever I meet a fellow conservative—at the Opera, or at the Latin Mass, or at the hush hush child-sacrificing soirées…