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Lowering standards: Australian...

May 16, 2019 by

By Binoy Kampmark – There are no protests on the streets and no effigies of university officials being burned by protesting...

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The systematic silencing of co...

May 13, 2019 by

By Augusto Zimmermann – When in late 2018 the Federal Minister for Education, Dan Tehan, commissioned Robert French to...

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Christians are the most persec...

May 6, 2019 by

The Pew Research Centre Report, which analyses religious freedom in 198 countries and territories, reveals that Christians are the...

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Hoaxing cultural studies: Soka...

May 2, 2019 by

By Binoy Kampmark – In the 1990s, NYU physicist Alan D Sokal did the groves of academy a sterling service that should have...

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What is a man?

Mar 9, 2019 by

By Peter West – Australians over 80 are part of one of the fastest-growing sections of our population. And Australia now has a...

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The $32 trillion push to disru...

Feb 28, 2019 by

By Cyril Widdershoven – Global oil and gas companies are increasingly facing an uphill battle as global warming policies are...

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A new despotism in the era of ...

Feb 27, 2019 by

By Sam Ben-Meir – There is a fascinating chapter toward the end of Alexis de Toqueville’s Democracy in America titled...

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Intolerant intolerance

Feb 20, 2019 by

By Spencer Gear – During the January 2019 Australian Open Tennis Grand Slam, Anna Wintour, long time fashion editor with Vogue,...

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Bureau Rewrites History – Agai...

Feb 17, 2019 by

Jennifer Marohasy -THE Australian Bureau of Meteorology keeps remodelling the temperature record for Australia – and not just by a...

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‘Instagram Helped Kill M...

Jan 30, 2019 by

By Binoy Kampmark – is all a rather sorry tale. Molly Russell, another teenager gorged on social media content, took her own...

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Totalitarian-minded citizens c...

Apr 6, 2017 by

By Stephen Chavura – What’s the difference between a repressive totalitarian state and a state with liberal democratic...

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Choosing a school

Mar 6, 2017 by

All parents want the best for their children.  Parents know that education is important and so spend many hours agonising over which...

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Don’t let Safe Schools b...

Feb 7, 2017 by

By Greg Donnelly – Politicians in one state do not generally take kindly to colleagues in another state giving them advice....

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The new dads are doing it bett...

Feb 2, 2017 by

By Peter West – We often hear about changes in the gender landscape. Women are breaking down barriers. Girls are crowding into...

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A generation of offended snowf...

Jan 11, 2017 by

By Bill Muehlenberg – While most secular lefties today would want nothing to do with such (in their view) outdated notions as...

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Here’s why non-government scho...

Jan 3, 2017 by

By Kevin Donnelly – In 2004, in Why Our Schools are Failing, I argued Australia’s competitive academic curriculum was...

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Graduating on to the dole in S...

Nov 29, 2016 by

While our universities speak of liberalism and the spirit of enquiry, they are using the uncapped, demand-driven enrolment system to...

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Girls just want to wear pants

Nov 15, 2016 by

By Evelyn Tsitas – How we make girls suffer for conformity and societal expectation. It starts at primary school, with the...

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A plea for irrelevant educatio...

Nov 9, 2016 by

By Sam Ben-Meir – Due to the pressures of popular demand for relevance in education, we have lost sight of the purpose for...

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United Nations rebuked for pro...

Sep 20, 2016 by

  By David Singer – United Nations member states need to examine their own consciences and policies following Israeli...

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