Category: Independent Commentary

Recent Independent Commentary

My WA or the highway

Good morning, early birds. Western Australia will no longer be opening its borders on February 5, and Google says they’re trying to stop Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party from posting

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The Spectator Australia

The Spectator Australia https://www.spectator.com.au The oldest continuously published magazine in the English language. Thu, 20 Jan 2022 12:34:01 +1100 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 Cover 22 January 2022 AU https://www.spectator.com.au/2022/01/cover-22-january-2022-au/ https://www.spectator.com.au/2022/01/cover-22-january-2022-au/#respond Wed, 19 Jan 2022 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.spectator.com.au/?p=10709407 What to read next: Bridge | The Battle for Britain | Hating

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More Independent Commentary

Liberty Sinks Slowly in the West

The State of Western Australia has just introduced one the most draconian proof-of-vaccination requirements in the entire world. The state government had already introduced forced vaccinations, including booster shots, for at least 75 per cent of the local workforce. But now, anyone over the age of 16 who refuses

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Is Macron Being A Pr*ck? France’s New Vaccine Law

The French Parliament has approved a new law that effectively prevents citizens who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 from going out in public. I want to look at a couple of reports on the law and then consider whether this new law crosses a line. No Jab? No Social Life

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Hypocrisy, ‘God powers’ and Djokovic

Regardless of the entitled Serbian tennis player’s behaviour, Sue Bolton argues that the Immigration Minister’s decision to kick him of the country should be cause for concern. 

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Furore escalates over Robert’s ARC veto

Two members of the ARC’s college of experts have quit in protest at what they say is Stuart Robert’s inappropriate project grants overreach. The post Furore escalates over Robert’s ARC veto appeared first on The Mandarin.

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The TGA’s Vaping Ban and Aboriginal Health

In April 2020, Quadrant contributor Dr Anthony Dillon wrote in Our Coming Bleak Winter and Beyond: “Until political leaders find the courage to reclaim responsibility for the state of the nation, the [COVID] virus and far more damaging policies imposed to combat it cannot, and will not, be separated.”

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We smell a RAT

In an exclusive IA report, we detailed mounting evidence suggesting that the Morrison Government is stockpiling tests ordered by pharmacies and others in the community who did plan in advance. read now…

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The Games no one wants to play

With few cities willing or able to play, the organising body is offering the 2026 Commonwealth Games to Melbourne on a plate. The post The Games no one wants to

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Lusia Harris, first woman to be drafted by NBA, dies

Lusia Harris, who in 1977 made history by becoming the only woman to be officially drafted by an NBA team, has died aged 66. Harris’ family released a statement:“We are deeply saddened to share the news that our angel, matriarch, sister, mother, grandmother, Olympic medalist, The Queen

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Britney Spears threatens legal action against her sister

On Tuesday, Britney Spears’ younger sister Jamie Lynn Spears released her 240-page memoir, ‘Things I Should Have Said’, revealing “misleading or outrageous claims” about Britney, according to Britney’s lawyer Mathew Rosengart.  Overnight, Rosengart sent a letter to Jamie Lynn, instructing the 30-year old “cease and desist from

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Our storytelling around fatherhood must change

Over summer, BroadAgenda is republishing some of its most popular articles. This compelling piece was first posted earlier this year. I groan at the screen when I see my kids watching one of the typical portrayals of the ‘modern dad’. Perhaps the most common depiction is the well-intentioned, loving but

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