July 28, 2015
Say what you will about the Labor Party, it is certainly committed to "openness".
July 23, 2015 5
Jimmy Barnes has not said he is suing Reclaim Australia for promoting an anti-tolerance message he abhors. But he still could.
July 16, 2015 9
There’s a spectre haunting public conversation, and it is the spectre of newspeak.
July 15, 2015
Claims that a new, racist Atticus Finch are “difficult” or that these represent a “lost innocence” are abundantly stupid.
July 9, 2015 12
There is so much that needs to be said about food labelling in Australia. But, as usual, inanity prevails.
July 2, 2015 4
Short-sighted media were quick to lunge on a relatively minor recommendation from a report on countering radicalisation of young, at-risk Muslims.
June 25, 2015 12
Our PM used to be able to explain foreign policy without invoking Satan. Not so much anymore.
June 18, 2015 8
Julia Gillard would be wise not to conflate political battles with gender warfare. Sexism is a fundamentally different beast in the top echelons of society.
June 11, 2015 13
If Q&A is, as its tagline suggests, “democracy in action”, then democracy has become little more than the opportunity to enjoy strong feelings.
June 4, 2015 10
After 150 years of mistreatment by the state and its juridical and mental institutions, many homosexual people, and their new “allies”, continue to believe that the state can save them. But it cannot, and marriage is not the way forward.