Latham’s Law

Latham’s law

31 December 2011 11:00 pm

In the pages of this magazine and elsewhere, the British neolibertarian Brendan O’Neill has mounted a curious argument about media…

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17 December 2011 11:00 pm

On one of his visits to Australia, Bill Clinton confessed to former NSW Premier Bob Carr that ‘Some people in…

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10 December 2011 9:00 pm

Lost in the hub-hub of Labor’s National Conference was an election result which lays bare the true state of Australia’s…

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26 November 2011 10:00 pm

Earlier this year, the Sydney Morning Herald declared Chris Pyne to be Australia’s most annoying person. I must confess, I…

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20 November 2011 12:00 am

Kim Williams has left Foxtel just in time, escaping Bob the Blogger’s ferocious campaign against Psychic Sally, Teen Mom and…

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13 November 2011 1:00 am

Andrew Bolt got into trouble recently when he suggested that some people exaggerate their aboriginality for financial gain. Having just…

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29 October 2011 9:00 pm

As they say at the BBC, it must be a matter of taste. When it comes to watching footy matches…

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15 October 2011 10:00 pm

Bob Carr needs a good dose of the Central Coast water which has perked up the lives of John Della…

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1 October 2011 10:00 am

Rugby union used to be known as the game they play in heaven. On the evidence displayed at the Rugby…

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17 September 2011 10:00 am

Not many people see Laurie Ferguson, the Labor member for my old seat of Werriwa, as a raconteur. With his…

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3 September 2011 9:00 pm

When people retire from politics and are recognised for their service, there is an established hierarchy of naming rights. Local…

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20 August 2011 10:00 am

The British Prime Minister David Cameron promised to build a big society. Yet all his nation has seen is a…

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14 August 2011 2:00 am

What is it about Q&A? People who despise the show feel compelled to watch it every Monday night. It has…

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6 August 2011 10:00 am

In re-reading William Shawcross’s biography of Rupert Murdoch I was struck by the ideological extremism of its subject matter. In…

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17 July 2011 4:00 am

One of the dubious techniques of political feminism is to construct false standards for the behaviour of men. The objective…

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10 July 2011 2:00 am

Australia’s experiment with a female prime minister has failed. When she took the job 12 months ago, Julia Gillard needed…

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2 July 2011 10:00 am

With the sad passing of Rex ‘the Moose’ Mossop, it is at least comforting to know that his long lost…

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25 June 2011 10:00 am

The Great Depression was a golden age for sporting heroism, confirming the importance of inspiration in times of adversity. On…

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11 June 2011 10:00 am

Lindsay Tanner’s book Sideshow continues to receive mixed reviews. Lindsay Tanner’s book Sideshow continues to receive mixed reviews. Australia’s political…

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28 May 2011 10:00 am

In reading Lindsay Tanner’s new book Sideshow, the words of baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra came to mind: ‘It’s…

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14 May 2011 10:00 am

Some funny things happen in the world of political reporting, but none more absurd than the profile of John Howard’s…

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23 April 2011 10:00 am

When Russell Crowe urged South Sydney’s members to let him take over their club in 2006 he said they should…

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16 April 2011 10:00 am

The timbre in his voice was on the shrill side of excitable. Nothing thrilled this young Labor hopeful more than…

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2 April 2011 11:00 am

It used to be said of the late American President Richard Nixon, if he rubbed his nose he was telling…

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19 March 2011 11:00 am

If nothing else, the Liberal party’s candidates have an impressive turn of foot. If nothing else, the Liberal party’s candidates…