Features Australia

Abbott – the next Liberal leader?

9 March 2019 9:00 am

It might be a little unfair to describe the announced departures of very senior Liberals Julie Bishop and Christopher Pyne…

PM in the Last Chance Saloon

9 March 2019 9:00 am

Australia, we’re told, will soon be under a government of thieves and constitutional vandals, pledged to change laws from the…

An instrument of unconditional surrender

9 March 2019 9:00 am

In a previous article in these pages (Battle of Britain, Mk II, 1 Dec 2018) I argued that the European…

Royally irresponsible

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Over the past year, a belief has taken hold that the main driver of wrongdoing in our banking and financial…

The tyranny of the minority

2 March 2019 9:00 am

When police accused actor Justin Smollett of staging a hate crime, his left-wing cheer squad threw down their pom-poms and…

Business/Robbery etc

2 March 2019 9:00 am

It’s like the farcical Fawlty Towers admonition not to mention the war; in the real world it could not be…

Footballers have rights, too

2 March 2019 9:00 am

There’s a good chance that because of the charge against Jack de Belin, the right to the presumption of innocence…

Deep State steps out of the shadows

2 March 2019 9:00 am

One of Sherlock Holmes’ enduring tropes is the dog that didn’t bark in the night, giving away the fact that…

For whom the Pell tolls

2 March 2019 9:00 am

As the author of a book on Vatican corruption, I know there are almost no depths to which the progressive…

Gaia’s Juniors

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Grumpy adults who complain about the fecklessness of youthful ‘snowflakes’ will be gladdened that at least some of the young…

The march of Europe’s nationalists

23 February 2019 9:00 am

Brexit will be the defining event for Europe in 2019. But another big story will also hog the headlines: the…

On the cultural reappropriation of long sleeve dresses

23 February 2019 9:00 am

As a rule, I do not write articles calling out the stupid things I’ve seen on the internet. There are…

Morrison, Dutton and the Coalition

23 February 2019 9:00 am

Over here in London, politics is boiling down to a battle between perfidity (of Theresa May, her Remainer-stacked Cabinet and…

Whitewater, Lewinsky, Clinton and, er, Trump

23 February 2019 9:00 am

This month marks the 20th anniversary of President Bill Clinton’s acquittal by the Senate in the Whitewater-Lewinsky bogus scandal. It…

Reassessing Bill

23 February 2019 9:00 am

The renewed talk about refugees and border protection, brought on by the passage of the bill for medical evacuation from…

Tipping point of hysteria

23 February 2019 9:00 am

Since the dawn of the climate debate in the late 1980s, any number of tipping points for the earth’s ecosystem…

Where is GetUp’s ‘Drugs Kill’ campaign?

23 February 2019 9:00 am

In their latest attempt to dupe Australians, GetUp! has enlisted both a ‘big lie’ and a hip online shopping site…

No borders, no country

23 February 2019 9:00 am

If we don’t have borders, we  don’t have a country’. Not many Western leaders would join Donald Trump in declaring…

The man the Left fears most

16 February 2019 9:00 am

The seat of Warringah, on Sydney’s northern beaches, has never been marginal and has always been held for the conservative…

Aux bien pensants

16 February 2019 9:00 am

After the dry comes the wet ‘Remember, after the big dry comes the big wet,’ presciently warned  salt-of-the-earth South Australian…

Secularism – the new firebrand religion

16 February 2019 9:00 am

The Australian Senate is currently considering a bill sponsored by the ALP’s Senator Wong that, if accepted, will amend the…

Fall of the House of Adler

16 February 2019 9:00 am

‘Look here, what’s this book on my desk about Al Capone?’ ‘Why, Vice-Chancellor, it’s one of our flagship publications from…

Ramsay versus the Kaiser

16 February 2019 9:00 am

Politically active people don’t see eye-to-eye on many issues these days, but something they all seem to agree on is…

Business/Robbery etc

16 February 2019 9:00 am

Who needs parliament to make laws when there are clever judges who reckon they can do a far better job…

The Lion, the Witch & the Closet

16 February 2019 9:00 am

With impeccable timing, increasingly-eccentric Defence Minister Christopher Pyne this week leapt out of some bizarre theological closet to declare that…