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In-depth analysis of the day’s news, plus stories and gossip from Australian politics.

Green feels chop over Labor deals

23 July 2024 10:46 am

For New South Wales Labor, green morality trumps forestry

Trump will change the (energy) world

23 July 2024 2:30 am

The film VICE traces the rise of Dick Cheney to the position of US Vice President under the administration of…

Hate speech or censorship? Queensland to give more power to activists

23 July 2024 2:00 am

What began as a worthy goal to eliminate sexual harassment in the workplace has been hijacked by activists seeking to…

Peter Dutton must take a stand against the eSafety Commission

22 July 2024 2:36 pm

A new video of a talk by eSafety csar Julie Inman Grant is circulating on social media, revealing what many…

The Coalition must follow Trump’s lead

22 July 2024 1:27 pm

Populists represent the forgotten people

Presidential puppets: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are finished

22 July 2024 11:21 am

‘Inevitability’ – it should be the word for the week. It was inevitable that a tech crash would cripple our…

Decolonisation destroys knowledge

22 July 2024 2:00 am

In 1945, British author George Orwell said, ‘One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe things like that: no…

Victoria’s government is rotting away

22 July 2024 1:01 am

Putrefaction anywhere is generally unwelcome, but when it occurs in government it’s particularly nauseating. We not only have to bear…

A bone to pick with Biden

21 July 2024 4:50 pm

Permit me a timely if controversial ‘dog with a bone’ essay, in which I play the dog. Here’s the bone:…

The Trump attack and the death of consensus

21 July 2024 10:48 am

Assassination attempts are the boiling point at which politics explodes. They are the final straw, the irascible tension when consensus…

Have we finished creating gods?

20 July 2024 6:54 pm

Since the earliest times, mankind has been creating gods to deal with unexplained phenomena. To the ancient Egyptians, the mere…

The cult of the Greens: when friendship collides with ideology

20 July 2024 2:47 pm

I was recently cancelled by a long-term friend for having the temerity to support the State of Israel. The friend,…

Longlegs shows us what the future of horror could be

20 July 2024 11:19 am

Unless you count plastic, comically oversized bodily features, and screaming children, there’s not much connecting the Barbie movie with Osgood…

Stochastic terrorism: America’s Deep State atmosphere of violence and incompetence

19 July 2024 12:04 pm

The attempted murder of President Donald Trump was as shocking as it was inevitable. Things in the United States had…

Refugees and rejectees: our border is wide open

18 July 2024 10:56 pm

Recent reports show a big uptick in asylum seekers, with some 2,300 would-be refugees mostly entering under cover of a…

Labor’s love affair with the CFMEU turns sour

18 July 2024 7:40 pm

Jacinta Allan has run hard with the Labor pack in Victoria. But now, singled out by excellent journalism, exposed, and…

The revival of Australian patriotism

18 July 2024 7:25 pm

Woolworths decides to sell flags for the Olympic Games

Trump and Vance will pull the socialist wool from our eyes

17 July 2024 2:10 am

For several years the focus of leftist academics, and even some Western security agencies, has been on right-wing extremism. Many…

Official, officious, and offensive

17 July 2024 2:06 am

The desecration of Australia’s brick dunnies

Hydrogen Gas: another Climate Cult myth busted

16 July 2024 11:11 pm

The laws of physics cannot be overcome by feelings, rhetoric, and legislation

Of course there is violence

16 July 2024 2:35 am

The attempted and actual murder of anyone is horrific. What I find perplexing is the tone of disbelief that accompanies…

Controversy over NSW Anzac Day trading hours

16 July 2024 2:00 am

You don’t make people more respectful by taking their rights away

Trump attempted assassination: not a lone gunman

15 July 2024 2:08 pm

Let’s be clear about one thing … the attempted assassination of Donald Trump was not the work of a lone…

The Artemis Accords and China

15 July 2024 1:40 pm

Keeping space safe from the communists

Yet another government plan to destroy the economy

15 July 2024 2:00 am

The Commonwealth Treasury is developing a ‘taxonomy to support the flow of capital into sustainable opportunities and the achievement of…