Xin Du

Beyond Roe v. Wade

25 May 2022 8:00 am

As the frenzy in America escalates around the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that challenges Roe v. Wade, I was reminded…

The fallacious Fauci flips

12 May 2022 4:00 am

Why haven’t they fired Dr Anthony Fauci?  Although Fauci had been given the task of leading America – and by…

First, do no harm

3 May 2022 10:00 am

As the old saying goes, the road to hell is paved with good intentions. This is because unintended consequences have…

Frivolous games or serious politics?

21 April 2022 2:00 pm

How a war changes things… It was only a few short months ago that Boris Johnson’s prime ministership looked distinctly…

Dr. Livingstone, the racist, I presume?

11 April 2022 2:00 pm

The Australian political theorist, Professor Kenneth Minogue, posited the idea of ‘St George in retirement syndrome’ in his 1961 book The…

The political crevice on patriotism

6 April 2022 2:00 pm

It used to be the case that writers, including many who were radical and left-wing, would enter the fray.  The…

Don’t erase Russian art over Ukraine

22 March 2022 9:00 am

The outrage felt by many in the West in the face of increasing Russian aggression and the trails of blood…

Muzzling children to keep politicians happy

15 March 2022 4:00 am

The Victorian government has finally scrapped mask mandates for most indoor settings as the number of Omicron cases continue to fall, and…

Zelenskyy and Ukraine are unifying the West

9 March 2022 9:00 am

Lamenting an old England disappearing under modernity, Philip Larkin wrote in his poem Going, Going:  Most things are never meant. The…

Watching lambs leading lions

4 March 2022 4:00 am

Vice President Kamala Harris spoke in Munich regarding the Ukraine crisis days before the invasion began. ‘Through those 70 years [post the…

The working class of the world unite – against the Left

26 February 2022 11:00 am

‘Working men of all countries, unite!’ exclaimed the last sentence of Marx and Engels’s The Communist Manifesto. Looking around the world,…

Skin deep – a history of racial unrest

16 February 2022 12:00 pm

Whoopi Goldberg’s enormous faux pas – her insistence on The View that the Nazi Final Solution to the ‘Jewish question’ was not driven by…

Small businesses languish while the government grows fat

31 January 2022 9:00 am

One of the many negative corollaries of the various draconian governmental measures is the damage to small businesses. One would…

Melbourne’s medical nihilism in the time of Covid

21 January 2022 4:00 am

Victoria has activated state-wide Code Brown emergency measures for the first time in its history on January 18. This means that all…

Take control of Covid the easy way

16 January 2022 4:00 am

Remember the chilling lines from T. S. Eliot’s Choruses from The Rock? They constantly try to escape From the darkness…

Who guards The Guardian?

5 January 2022 4:00 am

The UK Guardian deactivated its online poll that asked readers to vote for their ‘Person of the Year’. The reason?…

What the race hustlers reveal about America

23 December 2021 10:00 am

After the maelstrom of George Floyd’s death, America’s supposed incurable heart of racism, according to most of the media, is…