Features Australia

The doctor won’t see you now

11 January 2020 9:00 am

The ‘cancel culture’ is becoming more pronounced among doctors, highlighting the leftist drift of the profession. The latest worrying example…

Culpable negligence? Or criminal?

11 January 2020 9:00 am

What were the most important issues facing our politicians as we moved into spring? If we pause for a moment…

Bushfire of the vanities

11 January 2020 9:00 am

‘You are literally evil. Dante has a level for you… Now I know that you’re the type who would laugh…

Whipping boy

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Prime Minister Scott Morrison had a nerve taking a break at the end of last year and leaving the Left…

Business/Robbery etc

11 January 2020 9:00 am

A brave new decade for Australian free enterprise under a business-friendly Coalition government?  If only! Already there are concerns about…

Thank God for tide gauges

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Between 1764 and 1767 William Hutchison, a mariner who was then Harbour Master at Liverpool in England, carefully recorded the…

Boris’s great moral victory

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Had Jeremy Corbyn become Prime Minister then nothing would have been learned from the sacrifice and defeat of Hitler and…

Disaster’s long march through the institutions

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Derelict thinking throughout central and local body government and indeed all our management (including academic) areas, is now recognised as…

You say ‘diversity’. I hear quotas

21 December 2019 9:00 am

Ever wonder where all this talk of ‘diversity’ started? Well, it actually dates back some four decades to a 1978…

Summer books

21 December 2019 9:00 am

The year has been an odd one for books, with some trying to make sense of the political landscape and…

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…