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Hinch’s Senate Diary: police constables are the only kind of PC I have time for

Hinch’s Senate Diary: police constables are the only kind of PC I have time for

With all the hyperbole about crime running rampant, don't be surprised if "Laura Norder" plays a heavy part in Victoria's state election come November.

Has the army banned men for a women-only front line? Um, no.

Has the army banned men for a women-only front line? Um, no.

Political correctness gone mad, of course, as men have been forbidden from joining the army, reports the Tele. But is it a ban?

Razer: ‘political correctness’ is a lie used to inflame Millennial-boomer warfare

Razer: ‘political correctness’ is a lie used to inflame Millennial-boomer warfare

“Political correctness” has begun to signify very little. It can now mean almost any cultural change to which one objects.

Has political correctness failed?

Has political correctness failed?

Chris Kenny thinks that political correctness has failed "the mainstream"-- but what on earth does this actually mean?

Brisbane Writers Festival knew what they were getting with Lionel Shriver

Brisbane Writers Festival knew what they were getting with Lionel Shriver

The Brisbane Writers Festival wanted Lionel Shriver to make a controversial speech. She did. Then the festival hung her out to dry.

The <em>Oz</em> is right, political correctness has gone mad (as has apolitical correctness)

The Oz is right, political correctness has gone mad (as has apolitical correctness)

The Australian is right about the left, and I hate saying that.

Rundle: what ‘political correctness’ means in 2015

Rundle: what ‘political correctness’ means in 2015

Why is that most '90s of terms, "political correctness", back in public discourse?

Wordwatch: gay, or ssam and ssaf?

Wordwatch: gay, or ssam and ssaf?

Apparently young folk don't use the word "gay" anymore -- it's "same sex attracted males" and "same sex attracted females". Should we now saw SSAM and SSAF? asks W.H. Chong. And will they have ssaf sex?

Offensive Halloween costumes: a <em>Crikey</em> round-up

Offensive Halloween costumes: a Crikey round-up

Halloween is around the corner and there are plenty of racist, sexist and grotesque costumes to pick from. While traditional Halloween imagery revolves around death and monstrosity, there's often also a suspension of ordinary morality.

Golly, the <em>Hun</em> should be black, white and red (faced) all over

Golly, the Hun should be black, white and red (faced) all over

A Melbourne toy shop has moved some of its products out of its display windows, and the Herald Sun was on hand to fan one of the oldest beat-ups in the book: "innocent children oppressed by PC killjoys".