Andrew L. Urban

How we flag our racial prejudice

31 May 2021 11:37 am

Australia is a systematically and institutionally racist country; that is the story peddled by the Australian Human Rights Commission at…

A quick science story for today’s school strikers

21 May 2021 12:01 pm

Geologist and author Ian Plimer was the special guest on Paul Murray Live on Tuesday, in to talk about hydrogen…

The science is unsettled? The SpecOz settled that years ago

28 April 2021 3:51 pm

The title of the new book, Unsettled, could refer to the effect it will have on readers who believe in…

Trick question: why test brick wall with head?

7 April 2021 11:42 am

The late and great American columnist Charles Krauthammer reminded his readers that to understand politics you have to remember that…

Biden does a Merkel on illegal immigrants. Oops

25 March 2021 1:28 pm

In 2015, Angela Merkel opened her heart — and Europe’s borders — to all comers wanting refuge and/or a better…

Taxpayers shouldn’t pay ABC fines

22 March 2021 2:09 pm

It’s down the line, I know. The trial hasn’t even started. But that doesn’t stop us looking ahead and being…

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Obama’s coup

22 February 2021 7:35 pm

In his riveting but deeply disturbing new book, The Permanent Coup: How Enemies Foreign and Domestic Targeted the American President, investigative journalist…

Biden’s basement or Blofeld’s lair?

20 January 2021 2:30 pm

Former senator, strategist and Spectator Australia and Australian’s contributor Stephen Loosley wrote yesterday of what he called “conspiracy-saturated claims” about…

The MSM finally waves the right red flag

13 December 2020 3:54 pm

Beyond the shameless partisanship and lack of trustworthy professionalism lies a deeply disturbing truth. The mainstream US media — and I include…

Crime before coal?

9 December 2020 8:38 pm

The chair of one of the nation’s largest restaurant chains, Mary Sum of the Plate Group, has announced that its…

Bad trip, man

5 December 2020 9:00 am

No wonder Joe Biden has Georgia on his mind

Australia’s premiers: the fear mongrels

30 November 2020 7:29 pm

Anything can be characterised as a threat to national security under China’s recently introduced laws in Hong Kong. It’s a…

Bordering on the insane

28 November 2020 9:00 am

The premiers have trashed our Constitution

How coronavirus has made our democracy sickĀ 

22 November 2020 5:00 am

Panic by our governments has squandered Australia’s good fortune of being so lightly touched by Covid-19 (and natural isolation). Panic…

What to do for Woke-a-thon 2020

18 November 2020 7:56 pm

Send a postcard of barefoot Aussie cricketers supporting BLM to remote Aboriginal communities: ‘Wish you were here’. Donate your copy…

It’s not just about him or Joe

13 November 2020 12:41 pm

Many – including our PM Scott Morrison with his unsubtle public phone chat the other day with Joe Biden, whom…

By their actions…

11 November 2020 7:23 pm

There is much outrage and ridicule from the US Democrats and lefties in general that Trump isn’t conceding defeat, claiming…

The Biden win: a grave mistake?

9 November 2020 3:54 pm

Data from the official Michigan government voter index indicates that a man who died in 1984 voted in the United States presidential…

Daniel Andrews and his demons

20 October 2020 5:02 pm

Nobody seems to know what is driving Daniel Andrews on his road to Victoria’s damnation. Every time he turns the…

If journos say Peta Credlin shouldn’t be able to question Dan Andrews, what does it say about them?

18 October 2020 5:05 pm

In juvenile attempts to delegitimise Peta Credlin and her role in pursuing the Dan Andrews government’s disastrous hotel quarantine decisions, various oafs…

Australia should treat China as a political psychopath

12 October 2020 7:35 pm

Lowy Institute fellow Alan Dupont, CEO of geopolitical risk consultancy the Cognoscenti Group, commenting on China and our strained relations…

Border bans: premiers put the constitution behind them

5 October 2020 5:40 pm

Hi folks, welcome to our neck of the woods (mind the charred koalas). The dunny is down the back there…

How pandemic panic has perverted our politics

24 September 2020 3:04 pm

Coronavirus has panicked Western leaders — not all, but most — into behaving irrationally and dishonestly. Australia, so lightly touched…

Replacing RBG – much ado about the same thing

21 September 2020 8:50 pm

Aren’t the Democrats hoping to win the Presidency so they can nominate a left-sympathiser judge to the vacancy on the…

Anna and The Fly – a parable

15 September 2020 11:36 am

Once upon a time there was a girl called Anna who lived in a lovely sunny house with a view…