MACRONOMICS – Who would have thought that a 39-year old empty suit would prove to be empty? A lot of people actually. Emmanuel Macron’s honeymoon didn’t last long. Less than …

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SAVE OUR PLANET, KILL YOUR PETS – If you’re really serious about thinking globally but acting locally about the environmental crisis, not only should you reconsider having children, you should …

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THE TROTS LIVE ON – IN THE UNIONS – While people in Venezuela scavenge through rubbish to find food, as the miracle of socialism (once again, entirely unexpectedly) has emptied …

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CANADA, WELCOME TO THE UNITED STATES – Canada strains under the wave of refugees from across the border, including this vignette from Montreal: This “increasing wave” of Haitian refugee claimants …

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BON GIORNO, BONGIORNO – Paul Bongiorno, who over his career migrated from news outlets that people pay attention to “The Saturday Paper”, doesn’t like a more popular columnist: Panahi is …

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“THE HANDMAID’S TALE’S RACE PROBLEM” – Or “the left will eat itself”, or “intersectionality is a bitch”: The Handmaid’s Tale, a bracingly up-to-date screen adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel, …

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THERE BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD… – The fact there have been no major terrorist attack on Australian soil (though a number of Australians of course died on September 11 …

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SENATOR ROCK – We’ve had a wrestler and a bodybuilder/actor as governors, a comedian (unfunny) in the Senate, and a reality TV star as President, so it’s not like the …

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THE HILLARY PREVIEW – Exciting news for the fans of the favourite never-to-be-president: For the first time since her stunning 2016 presidential election defeat to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton reveals …

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