FOR THOSE IN THE KNOW, NO CAN MEAN YES

Preoccupied with his years-in-the-making documentary on the evils of capitalism Antony Loewenstein blogs only intermittently and Tim Lambert having gone to ground, Clementine Ford is the go-to lefty for reliable entertainment. She never fails to disappoint. Having flayed sexist Donald Trump – who knew? – Ford moves on to matters of supreme importance to everyone everywhere: […]

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SAFE SPACE SAVAGED

Founded by visionaries in 1871, Perth’s Weld Club provides a safe space for well-heeled West Australians. The venue is unsuited, however, to use by the public. Army officers have cancelled an annual black-tie dinner event after complaints were made to Defence top brass about it being held at an exclusive Perth men’s club. In a move […]

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PLEASE DON’T SPIT OR PUNCH

While filming at a military veteran-run boot camp for troublesome children, an ABC News crew captures a scene that occurs literally hundreds of time every day in schools right around Australia. Noa Cthurmer was attending an eight-day boot camp on the Queensland Sunshine Coast held by Veterans 4 Youth, a for-profit organisation that started running the […]

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PATRIARCHY PARANOIA PROFITABLE

After making a fool herself last week by joining in an online campaign to name and shame a mentally disabled man who publicly “harassed” a group of Asian females, then following up with evasive excuse-making, Australia’s most outspoken feminist chooses a softer target. If Trump is elected it won't be long until he starts complaining […]

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