Guest Notes

Deplorable notes

18 February 2017 9:00 am

First, an apology. In my cover story last week (‘The Cory revolution’) I implied that Miranda Devine supported the Turnbull…

Conservative notes

16 February 2017 3:00 pm

Conservatism is the new Punk The other day, I logged onto eBay and ordered a ‘Make America Great Again’ hat.…

Deplorable notes

16 February 2017 3:00 pm

First, an apology. In my cover story last week (‘The Cory revolution’) I implied that Miranda Devine supported the Turnbull…

Brexit notes

11 February 2017 9:00 am

Things have changed Only Harrogate, York and Leeds voted Remain in the European Referendum in Yorkshire last year. This was…

Brexit notes

9 February 2017 3:00 pm

Things have changed Only Harrogate, York and Leeds voted Remain in the European Referendum in Yorkshire last year. This was…

Deplorable notes

4 February 2017 9:00 am

Welcome-ish news from the Australian last week: ‘With the Syrian rebel front crumbling under the combined might of a Russian…

Australian notes

4 February 2017 9:00 am

Invasion of the farm snatchers As part of its curious strategy of attacking its base, the Turnbull government seems intent…

Australian notes

2 February 2017 3:00 pm

Invasion of the farm snatchers As part of its curious strategy of attacking its base, the Turnbull government seems intent…

Deplorable notes

2 February 2017 3:00 pm

Welcome-ish news from the Australian last week: ‘With the Syrian rebel front crumbling under the combined might of a Russian…

Deplorable notes

28 January 2017 9:00 am

Commentators here in America called President Trump’s (sweet Jesus, does that sound good) inauguration speech ‘dark’, proving again their own…

Deplorable notes

26 January 2017 3:00 pm

Commentators here in America called President Trump’s (sweet Jesus, does that sound good) inauguration speech ‘dark’, proving again their own…

Inauguration notes

21 January 2017 9:00 am

The Worst President When it was said that Malcolm Turnbull is the worst Australian Liberal Prime Minister since Sir William…

Inauguration notes

19 January 2017 3:00 pm

The Worst President When it was said that Malcolm Turnbull is the worst Australian Liberal Prime Minister since Sir William…

Australian notes

14 January 2017 9:00 am

I’ve just returned from my fifth trip to Israel in the last decade. It prompted me to recall a conversation…

Australian notes

12 January 2017 3:00 pm

I’ve just returned from my fifth trip to Israel in the last decade. It prompted me to recall a conversation…

Australian notes

7 January 2017 9:00 am

Malcolm the Fission Fiasco I don’t agree with all those many right-of-centre commentators who think the current Prime Minister, Mr…

Deplorable notes

7 January 2017 9:00 am

Which was the most tragic celebrity casualty of 2016? Was it George Michael, the most gifted queer since William Shakespeare?…

Obama notes

7 January 2017 9:00 am

Stabbing an ally in the back   After so injudiciously ratifying the Paris climate agreement on the very day Donald…

Deplorable notes

5 January 2017 3:00 pm

Which was the most tragic celebrity casualty of 2016? Was it George Michael, the most gifted queer since William Shakespeare?…

Obama notes

5 January 2017 3:00 pm

Stabbing an ally in the back   After so injudiciously ratifying the Paris climate agreement on the very day Donald…

Immigration notes

29 December 2016 3:00 pm

At last, we’ve found something worse than Islamists: Millennial Islamists. Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the Somali refugee who carried out…

Jerusalem diary

29 December 2016 3:00 pm

‘To know how the world goes without America, look at Aleppo’. That’s the kind of insight (from the head of…

Immigration notes

29 December 2016 3:00 pm

At last, we’ve found something worse than Islamists: Millennial Islamists. Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the Somali refugee who carried out…

Jerusalem diary

29 December 2016 3:00 pm

‘To know how the world goes without America, look at Aleppo’. That’s the kind of insight (from the head of…

Christmas notes

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Festive baubles The two seasons I love most in life are elections and Christmas. As we near the year’s end,…