Patrick Hannaford

Fact: the patriarchy causes climate change

18 May 2017 7:16 am

Climate change is caused by the patriarchy. That’s the view of feminist author and activist, Gloria Steinem. Asked about the…

Sack Yassmin Abdel-Magied, help the left destroy freedom

27 April 2017 7:51 pm

Yassmin Abdel-Magied should be roundly criticised for her ANZAC day comments, but demanding she be sacked only feeds the culture…

E-cigarettes, not prohibition, are the best way to reduce smoking

9 February 2017 1:22 pm

Anti-tobacco crusaders are becoming increasingly honest about their end goal of banning smoking, with the Cancer Council of Queensland calling…

The Greens: drugs ok, e-cigarettes evil

30 November 2016 1:30 pm

The Greens have relaunched their drug policy, with party members approving Richard Di Natale’s proposed changes at their national conference in…

Now is not the time to abandon the alliance

17 November 2016 7:18 am

The U.S. alliance has long been an article of faith for Australian politicians. Since World War II, governments on both…

What do we want? Less free speech!

24 August 2016 3:33 pm

For years comedians across America have been lamenting the suffocating political correctness sweeping their country. This growing aversion “offensive” views,…

Off the rails

16 April 2016 9:00 am

Rarely does a month go by without some Australian politician, journalist, or commentator lamenting the end of Australia’s reform era.…

Bottom Drawer

13 September 2014 9:00 am

With record low approval ratings, and a persistent failure to pass its budget measures, the Coalition government is in trouble.…