Michael Fullilove is an energetic and well-respected commentator, with the pale moon-tan of the true library-bound scholar.
For Victorian Labor, the spruiking for Apple is naked desperation in the absence of any real solutions to a thinning and precarious economic base.
In India, on the pavements, you will be stepping over the great grandchildren of the people your great grandparents stepped over. This is, quite simply, the failure of capitalism.
So the government is worried about China giving out "useless" aid to developing nations. Well, at least China doesn’t bomb countries to rubble before handing out the money.
Toby Young, like most of the right, deals with self-hatred by turning it on others.
"An army of angry warriors were moving slowly down the hill of featureless cul-de-sacs, Thirsty Camels, servos, and Relief of Mafeking Asian massage parlours." Guy Rundle imagines two hapless soldiers on the front line of the latest News Corp culture war.
Guy Rundle imagines how the Bible might've appeared had it been partly written by Donald Trump.
People say it's the best of the Star Wars films for decades. It was by turns stirring and as ropey as an old Doctor Who episode.