Flat White

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

Multiculturalism put to the test

29 November 2023 5:30 am

‘Australia is the most successful multicultural nation in the world.’ Australian political leaders of all persuasions have often paraded this…

Pray for sensible socialists and compassionate capitalists, son

29 November 2023 4:30 am

There it was again, in a report about what Minister Bowen is planning next – that dreaded phrase … ‘dramatic…

Mandate madness

29 November 2023 4:00 am

What will it take to allow Victoria’s firefighters back to work?

Bowen should be goin’

29 November 2023 3:00 am

It’s still not too late for Australia’s welfare, let’s hope, for the Opposition to call on the Prime Minister to…

Albo’s control of your TV is only the tip of the iceberg

28 November 2023 4:30 am

With Communications Minister Michelle Rowland expected to introduce a ‘prominence’ bill this week, Australians should be very worried about the…

Does the ABS partner violence survey fall short?

28 November 2023 4:00 am

Since the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its publication on partner violence, the widely reported statistic is that one…

A memoir: ruminating on multiculturalism

28 November 2023 3:00 am

Although I do not harbour a principled objection to the writing (and reading) of memoirs – in fact, I enjoy…

Our ‘handsome boy’ in Beijing

28 November 2023 2:00 am

Gosh, who knew the Prime Minister would be acclaimed as a ‘handsome boy coming from Australia’, as announced by China’s…

Your handy guide to unreliable activist journalists – published by them

27 November 2023 3:30 pm

We owe a debt of thanks to hundreds of journalists, and the media union house committees in the ABC and…

Punk Rock politics personified

27 November 2023 4:30 am

Javier Gerardo Milei, Argentina’s President-elect, is the new face of punk-rock-politics. The unmarried, former soccer player, economics professor, singer, and…

The Net Zero lemmings rush

27 November 2023 4:30 am

Australia’s ALP/Green government and their media mates are using subsidies, taxes, and propaganda in a lemming-style attempt to move the…

Conversion Practices Prohibition Bill 2023 to be introduced into NSW

27 November 2023 4:00 am

After several lawsuits challenging binary gender values, Australia faces another strike against conservatives seeking to retain biological integrity. This time…

It’s amazing how profitable the end of the world has become

27 November 2023 1:50 am

The Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC – or ‘COP28’ – is almost upon us. Like an expensive holiday…

Adriane’s thread: from wind droughts to the heart of darkness

26 November 2023 12:38 pm

According to legend, the Greek hero Theseus went deep into the heart of the labyrinth to kill the dreaded Minotaur,…

Suburbia or endless population growth – pick a side

25 November 2023 11:25 am

Twenty years ago, and for all my sins, I found myself at university studying urban planning and learning to lament…

Has Geert Wilders burst the dyke?

25 November 2023 6:49 am

The victory of Geert Wilders and his Party for Freedom (PVV) in the Dutch general election last week is stunning…

The broken water politics of the Murray Darling Basin

25 November 2023 6:37 am

Twenty-five years ago, initiating a pattern that is now commonplace, a group of radical environmentalists calling themselves scientists launched a…

The politics of good vs evil

24 November 2023 2:13 am

What’s better than an unaccountable cabal of elitists deciding the fate of Western Civilisation by influencing policy and culture across…

What in the world is going on at OpenAI?

24 November 2023 1:10 am

After a tumultuous series of events, OpenAI fired its CEO Sam Altman, hired a new one, and then rehired Altman…

Alan Jones: 100 years of radio

23 November 2023 12:11 pm

Interesting that Australia today is celebrating 100 years of radio. The celebration, to some extent, flies in the face of…

Make masculinity great again

23 November 2023 4:30 am

There’s a reason Labor wants Woke-left soy boys

Why are young people pro-Palestine?

23 November 2023 3:06 am

One of the most alarming developments of recent months is the realisation that not only is antisemitism on the rise,…

Dr Fauci: welcome to the sunny side of Freedom Street

23 November 2023 1:35 am

Writing for Flat White on August 13, 2021 arguing against the idea of vaccination certificates, I noted that vaccines don’t stop…

Excess mortality and Covid vaccination: is there a correlation?

23 November 2023 1:21 am

Since the introduction of Covid vaccines, the official narrative in Australia (and other parts of the world) is that these…

From the ski lodge to the sea: our kids will never be free

22 November 2023 11:50 am

As to why so many students wagged school last week protesting about the supposed man-made climate catastrophe and why so…