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Funeral crashers: how antifa became the new Westboro Baptist Church

17 August 2017 8:09 pm

No, liberals, the ends do not justify the means. There is no vindication for violence, despite your cause. The heartbreaking…

A message to Victorians on euthanasia

17 August 2017 5:58 pm

Liz Carr is a UK actor, comedian and disability rights activist perhaps best known as forensic examiner Clarissa Mullery in…

What a burqua!

17 August 2017 3:48 pm

Just when you thought Canberra couldn’t turn into more of a circus, Pauline Hanson turned it into a fancy-dress party.…

In defense of the same-sex marriage plebiscite (or the next best option)

17 August 2017 12:55 pm

The late great Harvard professor John Rawls famously said that a diversity of opinions on issues relating to morality, religion,…

The great plain packaging swindle

17 August 2017 7:30 am

Newly released government data has confirmed that more people smoke in Australia than they did in 2013. This is despite…

Barnaby, the beat-up — and the blunder

16 August 2017 8:37 pm

Since when have Australian-born citizens with one foreign-born parent but permanently resident here been automatically obligated to the laws of…

Rainbow repression

16 August 2017 12:46 pm

In a gutsy move, Sky News anchor and Daily Telegraph columnist Caroline Marcus has penned an article unapologetically denouncing the…

Throw another flag on the barbie

16 August 2017 9:21 am

For once, Malcolm Turnbull appears to be in tune with the nation. He spoke up this morning to criticise a…

North and South

16 August 2017 8:04 am

The events at Charlottesville, Virginia, occur in the context of rapid changes in the South. Having just travelled through sections…

The Age: proud to be a global joke

15 August 2017 8:35 pm

It’s official. The Age is an international joke. And no. I’m not talking about that “Is this the most Melbourne…

Do they just want it all to be over?

15 August 2017 7:30 pm

Late this afternoon, the Turnbull government lost a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives, 61 to 69.…

It ain’t choice, Joyce

15 August 2017 5:01 pm

In 1995, I was there when, one question time, John Howard’s reinvigorated opposition so niggled prime minister Paul Keating that…

Behind Bill

15 August 2017 12:48 pm

David Marr appropriately titled his Quarterly Essay on Bill Shorten, ‘Faction Man’, for the Labor leader was shaped by the…

Bill Shorten’s Steven Bradbury moment?

15 August 2017 10:13 am

The shock of Barnaby Joyce’s dual Australia-New Zealand citizenship is still reverberating around Parliament House. The Press Gallery are indulging…

God is good but mammon pays the rent

15 August 2017 8:27 am

I am a small business. Things are not exactly great and the world isn’t flush with funds and every dollar…

Their ABC on Barnaby’s bother: biased and banal

14 August 2017 7:30 pm

So, how’s the ABC responding to Barnaby Joyce’s little spot of bother? With all the class that you’d expect. Its…

An inopportune time for the Greens to go to war

14 August 2017 6:51 pm

Paul Keating famously said “two blokes and a cocker spaniel” don’t make a family. Yet Malcolm Turnbull can hardly bring…

Why does the media still bother with Kevin Rudd?

14 August 2017 2:52 pm

The Rudd/Gillard Governments were a disaster for Australia. They turned a budget surplus into an entrenched budget deficit which we…

Leadership means real promises on real policy

14 August 2017 9:31 am

Bill Shorten probably can’t believe his luck. The Liberal Party has spent the entire Winter break and the first week…

Australia’s deindustrialisation

14 August 2017 7:27 am

High energy prices are causing Australia to deindustrialise. Earlier this month mining giant Glencore’s chief Peter Freyberg’s called for the…

I believe the children are our future?

13 August 2017 7:15 pm

What do German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Theresa May, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon,…

Their ABC: entirely unaccountable

13 August 2017 7:31 am

It is a thesis of Media Watch Dog that no one really runs the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.  Not the chairman…

Chinese whispers overs North Korea

12 August 2017 3:44 pm

Australia could – and should – play a vital if silent role in the (literally) frightful face off between the…

Driving Christianity from the public square

11 August 2017 6:06 pm

Children are once again being used in an aggressive Green/Left campaign aimed at imposing a hard line secular orthodoxy, contrary…

Domestic violence: more money, wrong priorities

11 August 2017 1:44 pm

The sturdy snowball of the feminist driven domestic violence industry is accumulating more and more layers of funding. What a…