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Their ABC: “Vote ‘no’; you’re thick”

26 September 2017 4:10 pm

Remember that “respectful, balanced and impartial” ABC reporting of the same-sex marriage plebiscite we were talking about yesterday? There’s an update.…

If corporations care so much about diversity and inclusion, they should hire older workers

26 September 2017 1:06 pm

It has become fashionable for corporations to promote diversity and inclusion, but if they cared about being inclusive, they would…

18c: the process is still the punishment

26 September 2017 7:32 am

Despite the federal government’s amendments earlier this year, the process is still the punishment under section 18C of the Racial…

Respectful, sure — but balanced and impartial?

25 September 2017 5:00 pm

It was only last month that ABC staff were officially warned by editorial policy manager Mark Maley  “now that the government…

Bill English shows Malcolm Turnbull how to win

25 September 2017 12:01 pm

As counting closed on New Zealand’s election night, the main focus of Kiwi commentators was on the performance of Labour…

Transgressing the Law

25 September 2017 7:25 am

Have you seen the old American TV cop show where Detective Joe Friday calms the person he is interviewing with…

Behaviour goes to character in the same-sex marriage debate

24 September 2017 2:00 pm

“A question or topic such as this should be considered based on its own meaning, value and consequences, and not…

Same-sex spam

23 September 2017 2:31 pm

The yes campaign has not had a good week. It began with the owner of a children’s entertainment company firing a…

Robbing new citizens of their Day

22 September 2017 3:30 pm

Last week the City of Moreland became the third Victorian council to cancel their Australia Day celebrations. The City of…

Let’s pick on the poor with a floor price for alcohol

22 September 2017 11:59 am

The Western Australian government this week announced a proposal to apply a floor price to takeaway alcohol, another ingenious idea…

A practical guide to completing your SSM survey

22 September 2017 7:30 am

The apparently simple act of placing a ‘Yes’ or a ‘No’ in a little black box and posting a form…

Fake news on Newtown Liberals

21 September 2017 6:52 pm

Swallowing the bait from Sam Dastyari, the media has latched onto a photo of the Newtown/Sydney Young Liberals hosting Tony…

Would it have happened to a Muslim?

21 September 2017 3:31 pm

Well, as it happened, it happened in the ACT, that fiefdom of Green-Labor political power where the deluded are led…

Sorry ladies, but there’s only one Ashes

21 September 2017 1:08 pm

Popping up in my Facebook feed are the latest Cricket Australia ads promoting something called the ‘Magellan Men’s Ashes’. It…

I support same-sex marriage, so I’m not voting in the plebiscite

21 September 2017 7:23 am

I am a supporter of same-sex marriage. When viewed from a libertarian perspective there’s little question in it. In fact,…

Another stinker from The Age

20 September 2017 5:03 pm

Another day, another reminder of just how unutterably God-awful Fairfax media has become. Today, in between the wall to wall…

Liberal or progressive? You can’t be both

20 September 2017 1:01 pm

In the aftermath of the British election Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron was forced to resign because of his Christian…

Pot meet kettle: Hanson-Young to Hanson ‘You’re a loony’

20 September 2017 7:32 am

We all know that Q&A is as biased as a Greenland winter day is long. However, credit to Sarah Hanson-Young for really putting in…

Dutch euthanasia group confirms elder abuse – but doesn’t seem to care

19 September 2017 7:15 pm

The Dutch legalised both euthanasia and assisted suicide in 2002. The data shows an overwhelming preference for euthanasia. In 2015,…

Donald the Democrat?

19 September 2017 1:00 pm

BOSTON, UNITED STATES — No one’s surprised or disappointed that Trump reneged on his promise to deport illegal immigrants who…

Welcome to our new authoritarian ‘tolerance’

19 September 2017 7:26 am

If you ever wondered what life would look like under a Rainbow Regime, then just consider the following. Two years…

Escaping the renewable energy subsidy trap

18 September 2017 1:23 pm

An endgame is now underway in the renewable energy scam that has been responsible for destroying the nation’s electricity industry…

Dangerous days for liberty

18 September 2017 7:47 am

If the most vocal advocates of same-sex marriage believe their own rhetoric then they cannot in good conscience defend the…

Time to abandon our screen dreams

17 September 2017 7:35 am

In 2015-2016, Screen Australia, the government body for films ran up $110 million in total expenses while only producing $10…

Israel Folau: hardly a homophobe

16 September 2017 3:51 pm

The most recent public figure to fall afoul of the militant elements in the yes campaign in the same-sex marriage…