Features Australia

Another Sampson blinded in Gaza

6 July 2019 9:00 am

Hooray for Pallywood, or rather Gazallywood, that wonderful melange of misleading footage, falsehoods, fakeries and frauds that makes up so…

Privilege points to prejudice

6 July 2019 9:00 am

The other day I checked my points balance. I felt ashamed by how high it was, and wondered what I…

Go fund yourself!

29 June 2019 9:00 am

In 2009, on ABC’s Q&A, host Tony Jones asked host of Channel Ten’s The Project and practising Muslim Waleed Aly…

Clairvoyant on fuel security?

29 June 2019 9:00 am

What is it about the words ‘fuel security’ that this government doesn’t understand? The first duty of any government is…

Lawyers and law schools

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Among a certain, shall we say more mature, segment of the population there is a lingering sense that lawyers as…

Legislating free speech

29 June 2019 9:00 am

What is happening to Israel Folau should not happen in a free society. GoFundMe’s hypocritical decision to shut down a…

The Thuringian flagellants and the green gluers

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Those young men and women who have taken to gluing themselves to walls and roads in order to save the…

Demography is destiny

29 June 2019 9:00 am

When Sky News asked Australian Labor MP Anne Aly why she opposed the Coalition’s tax cut plan, she cited ‘the…

All aboard the anti-Catholic bandwagon

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Driven by spite and ideology masquerading as a concern for ‘justice’, the anti-Catholic bandwagon rumbles on, unimpeded by the fall-off…

China’s organ grinder

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Political violence is rare in Australia but a senior partner at a Sydney accounting firm gave a new ‘twist’ to…

Fighting back in the gender wars

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Israel Folau is right to condemn gender fluidity and the push to get children and adolescents to transition.  Folau also…

Business/Robbery etc

22 June 2019 9:00 am

A real political crisis? Or just some local manifestations of the West’s worldwide collapse of rusted-on party loyalty that is…

Not your grandfather’s nuclear power

22 June 2019 9:00 am

When Chief Scientist Alan Finkel’s electricity market review passed through New York a couple of years ago, the team went…

On trade, Trump is the new Menzies

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Our federal election is over but the US-China trade war rolls on. Overnight Donald Trump offered some free advice to…

Cane toads squashed by the bedwetters

22 June 2019 9:00 am

I finally sat down and had a look at the new Scott Morrison cabinet. Wow! If you imagine a spectrum…

Climate Council crestfallen

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Australia’s media will shortly run the following ‘climate crisis’ stories: London’s black cabs are going electric; UK offshore turbines are…

Albo – more of the same

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Greeted by the naive as a breath of fresh air, the only significant difference Anthony Albanese has demonstrated from his…

Undie-cover agents

15 June 2019 9:00 am

Last week, with all the stealth of the pirates of Penzance, Australia’s Federal Police, raided not one but two major…

It’s China, not climate

15 June 2019 9:00 am

Despite constant doom-saying over climate and commentators wringing their hands over floods in Queensland and droughts in NSW and Victoria,…

Tory turmoil

15 June 2019 9:00 am

Since the advent of cable news and the internet most politically-interested Aussies now follow US politics more than UK politics.…

Boris or oblivion

15 June 2019 9:00 am

They recently released a poll over here in Britain. Only women were polled and they were asked ‘Would you sleep…

Libs must now lead

15 June 2019 9:00 am

The euphoria is understandable. After trailing Labor in the polls throughout the last parliament, the Liberals can be forgiven a…

Press and government at war. Thank heavens

15 June 2019 9:00 am

The suggestion that Australia may well be the world’s most secretive democracy is even more ludicrous when we consider its…

They’re a weird religious mob

8 June 2019 9:00 am

‘I cannot believe in this election that there is a discussion even under way that gay people will go to…

The Donald next door

8 June 2019 9:00 am

From tomorrow, and for a few days thereafter, my wife and I will have a new neighbour here in London. …