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At the time, with the rising popularity of Donald Trump, political certainties were collapsing, and this was a convenient pejorative to cast at one's political opponents.
by Jason Beale - 22/02/2019 - 3 comments
Men aren't at their best and there is no returning to the old days when women cut us too much slack.
by Mark Christensen - 21/02/2019 - 5 comments
In the years to come we’re going to have plenty of motley parliaments, with fewer major party parliamentarians and larger crossbenches of independents and minor parties.
by David Leyonhjelm - 20/02/2019 - 4 comments
That Australia has so readily embraced the populist-right politics of nationalism and xenophobia perpetuated by former prime minister John Howard in the 2001 Tampa incident and beyond will be seen as a great error.
by Greg Barns - 13/02/2019 - 20 comments
In any other country, a ‘liberal’ defends individual rights against encroaching police powers.
by David Leyonhjelm - 12/02/2019 - 15 comments
That is to say that postmodernism depends on the very system it attacks for both material resources and moral status.
by Stephen Hicks - 7/02/2019 - 15 comments
Those who profess to believe there is no objective difference in effect debase the good and nourish the bad.
by Allen Greer - 30/01/2019 - 38 comments
Echoing the rhetoric of Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn, Bill Shorten recently claimed in a speech that rising inequality was the single biggest threat to Australia's social cohesion and the economy.
by David Leyonhjelm - 10/01/2019 - 24 comments
The description of this mind-independent reality is what we sometimes call truth. Thus we can know truth and speak the truth.
by James Page - 18/12/2018 - 29 comments
Trump, in turn, served a useful purpose: he could slay sacred cows, mock members of the establishment and foul the temples.
by Binoy Kampmark - 17/12/2018
On the other hand parts of the self-identifying left these days have in many instances distanced themselves from class politics instead embracing identity politics and liberalism.
by Tristan Ewins - 6/12/2018 - 51 comments
For more than half its life, since Fraser seized power, the Liberal Party has been dying.
by Everald Compton - 28/11/2018 - 35 comments


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