Geraldine Massey

What’s woke this week?

26 July 2021 12:56 pm

Welcome to wacky Wokeworld where whistling the theme from Bob the Builder is considered a ‘non-crime hate incident’, where insect…

IT’S BACK: What’s woke this week?

18 July 2021 12:00 pm

Does it seem to you that rather than falling slowly like Alice, we’re gathering speed in our plunge down the rabbit hole to Wokerland?…

What do we want? Rights for Rodents!

20 May 2021 6:02 pm

There was chaos in downtown Sydney this morning when a large group of animal activists descended on World Square, which houses the office of animal…

What’s woke this week?

18 May 2021 6:30 pm

The overarching theme of this week’s woke stories is diversity and inclusion from the tiniest insect to multi-billion dollar corporations. White privilege and bus-stop seating are joined by…

What’s woke this week?

6 May 2021 5:15 pm

I’m increasingly reminded of Moby Dick’s Captain Ahab in the unhinged, pinpointed monomania of the woke.  Melville describes Ahab thus:  [H]is special…

What’s woke this weekend?

24 April 2021 4:16 pm

The woke love rules. They have lots of them. And they’re zealous in policing them. Oops… sorry, I obviously can’t…

Be warned: you come for Jane Austen at your peril

21 April 2021 6:16 pm

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woke society in possession of literary masterpieces must be in want of…

What’s woke this weekend?

18 April 2021 4:00 am

We have our finger on the pulse of wokism here at The Spectator Australia and this week we’ll answer some…

What’s woke this week?

9 April 2021 3:52 pm

In the new woke order racism is everywhere. Systems of law hide ‘coded language’ and discrimination. Educational institutions deliver ‘unequal…

A what’s woke special: and to think that we saw it in Wokeworld this week

11 March 2021 4:30 pm

The Twittersphere this week went into meltdown at the news that Dr Seuss Enterprises — the company that is supposed…

What’s woke this week?

4 March 2021 5:49 pm

The woke Stasi’s not–so–secret police have been out in force recently: a bit of psychological harassment here, a bit of agitprop there, virtue…

No Mickey Mouse business. Here’s the Celebrity Climate Change Club

25 February 2021 5:04 pm

Trigger warning: the following article may contain satire.  Before he boarded a private jet to make the journey from Sydney to Byron Bay last…

What’s woke this week?

18 February 2021 4:49 pm

Woke stories have come in from all parts of the globe this week including Pittsburgh, Auckland and England. Read on to…

What’s woke this week?

13 February 2021 5:00 am

Wokeworld really is a fairyland where all kinds of magical and amazing things happen. Its residents are the super-sensitive princesses…

What’s woke this week?

4 February 2021 7:02 pm

Animal crackers in my soup, racists and speciesists loop the loop,  Gosh, oh gee, don’t I have fun, swallowing nonsense the woke…

What’s woke this week?

28 January 2021 4:01 pm

In my ongoing quest to ‘do the work’ and come to terms with my inherent white supremacy I discovered recently that ‘third world’ is a term…

What’s woke this weekend?

22 November 2020 10:59 am

Hallelujah brothers, sisters and — of course — the gender non-conforming! Pack up the babies and grab the old ladies…

What’s woke this week?

30 October 2020 4:58 pm

‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean…

Happy International Pronouns Day!

21 October 2020 12:02 pm

Get your GLAAD rags on, roll out the rainbow skittles and get ready to party. On second thought, you’d better pour yourself a stiff drink before…

What’s woke this week?

14 October 2020 6:27 pm

You may have noticed a disturbance in the force this week as the orbits of high fashion, academia and Hollywood collided to form a…

What’s woke this week?

3 October 2020 5:00 pm

The woke’s erroneous moral certitude that brooks no dissent and fanatical adherence to the cause sees them increasingly resemble Islamist terrorists hell-bent on purging the…

What’s woke this week?

4 September 2020 3:52 pm

Wokus pocus! The social justice conjurers of critical race theory and inclusiveness were staging some impressive illusions last week. With a wave of their wands looting, rioting and setting…

What’s woke this week?

26 August 2020 11:32 am

Making woke news this past week has been the terrible tyranny of the colouring book, as well as white vegans…

The brave new world of ‘moral bioenhancement’

21 August 2020 5:00 am

O wonder!How many goodly creatures are there here!How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,That has such people in’t.  — William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act…

What’s woke this week (or racist)?

18 August 2020 2:18 pm

Another week, more rounds of ‘Ring a ring a racist’. Pick a subject, any subject and it’s probably made an…