Arthur Chrenkoff

The anti-Australian Ambassador

22 June 2017 11:01 am

When our government officially sends Australian abroad to represent and “sell” our country abroad, would it be nice if the…

Thirteen reasons Jeremy Corbyn is a scumbag and a moral midget

12 June 2017 5:45 pm

In little less than a year, Jeremy Corbyn went from a -40 per cent net favourability rating against Theresa May’s…

Nothing to do with … something

5 June 2017 6:50 pm

Another week, another terrorist attack. And the hills of social media are alive with the sounds of often well meaning…

Bullying for rights ain’t right

30 May 2017 7:28 pm

A few days ago, council workers in New Orleans tied ropes to a 6-metre bronze statue of General Robert E Lee,…

Dumb celebrities and other Manchester menaces

25 May 2017 5:30 pm

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that in the aftermath of a tragedy a celebrity in a wont of brains (but…

The blunt, brutal truth about house prices

18 May 2017 1:31 pm

I feel for the Gen Y and the Millennials, I really do. I know that I often mock them for…

Triggser warning

12 May 2017 7:28 am

The Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has finally found freedom of speech she would like to defend – Yassmin…

Budget 2017: the Inigo Montoya game

11 May 2017 7:14 am

During the Treasurer’s Budget speech, some of my friends like to play the Budget Bingo, downing a shot for an…

Budget 2017: budget for nothing from the budget tonight

9 May 2017 2:09 pm

Language constantly evolves to match the evolving society. Words get old and become obsolete, new words come in to enrich…

May Day and the noble worker, sure – but what about the bold entrepreneur?

1 May 2017 12:05 pm

It’s the first of May, and so I can’t help but remember the May Day marches of my Polish childhood;…

Halal Certification Authority president: white Australian Christians lack compassion

29 April 2017 12:54 pm

Social media starlet Yassmin Abdel-Magied, she of “Islam is the most feminist religion” and more recently “Lest We Forget [insert…

How China censors your movies

22 April 2017 9:00 am

Remember the outrage late last year about Matt Damon playing the lead role in “The Great Wall”? The movie’s trailer…

What are Australian values anyway?

21 April 2017 3:27 pm

On everyone’s favourite Buzzfeed lite, News.com.au, Malcolm Farr has a go at the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for his stumbling…

Sydney University trashes its brand – yet again

12 April 2017 4:12 pm

Meet Jay Tharappel, a tutor in human rights (!) at the Sydney University. Jay, as even a casual perusal of his…

We have democratised censorship

24 March 2017 7:36 am

The “Infidel” Ayaan Hirsi-Ali is coming to Australia on a speaking tour in April and she will be exercising her…

Blessed are those who don’t give a s***, for they shall inherit the Earth

21 March 2017 12:43 am

On the pages of The Sydney Morning Herald (of course), an ANU climate scientist (of course), Sophie Lewis, agonises whether…

Wikileaks, technology and the end of privacy

9 March 2017 7:24 am

I’m neither an IT expert nor an intelligence insider (12 years ago when I was publishing the “Good News from…

Sharia and sexism — a sequel

21 February 2017 1:50 pm

Apparently, criticising or arguing with a woman who thinks that Islam is the most feminist religion is sexist: Business and community leaders…

The Q&A sharia shout-out

16 February 2017 2:09 pm

The cool and hip, if occasionally shouty, face of young Islam in Australia, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, opines that if sharia law has got some…

Meryl menaced by the Trump terror. Again…

13 February 2017 6:28 pm

A few weeks after her moral preening and posturing at the Golden Globes, when she portrayed herself and her fellow jet-setting…

I was a teenage white invader

26 January 2017 12:44 pm

I have a confession to make: I’m one of the invaders. My ancestors did not come to these shores with…

Meryl darling, check your privilege

10 January 2017 3:22 pm

What is there to say about Meryl Streep’s speech at the Golden Globes that hasn’t been said already? Probably nothing,…

Chrenkoff and the delcon ding-dong

5 January 2017 2:16 pm

One of my Facebook friends has re-published my piece on The Road to Ruin his wall, and boy, haven’t I…

The Road to Ruin (traveled slowly)

4 January 2017 3:31 pm

At the beginning of last month, until I was rudely interrupted by a Jordanian hacker, I started writing thoughts on…

Should you tell ABC types the truth about Santa?

30 November 2016 7:25 am

The ABC asks all the important questions like “Should you tell your kids the ‘truth’ about Santa?” – and answers them: “Is…