Cory Bernardi embraces political oblivion … Mr Harbourside Mansion makes vitriolic attack on Mr Billionaire Poodle … The Rise of Trumpism: A lesson from history … Who wants to be a Roman Catholic? … In praise of a health crusader …Author Kate Grenville writes anti-perfume book … Adelaide’s village idiot Senator Cory Bernardi made headlines…

An Australia Day for 21st century Australians … Remembering the Bicentenary of 1988 … Britain’s PM Theresa May and Foreign Minister Boris Johnson in Brexit mess … Will Mrs Windsor’s Commonwealth survive? … Great Crashing Bores continued …. Revisiting Australia Day Everything seems to be changing in this super-charged world. As an example, I can’t…

Malcolm Turnbull on rescue mission to save himself – bugger the country … Libs to recruit Noel Pearson as election candidate … Washington pursues Canberra to support its anti-China alliance … top CIA agent spills the beans … Jihadi news on Oz television … Great Crashing Bores … Turnbull attempts to reboot Interesting times in…

Rupert Murdoch expands his empire (again) … British PM Theresa May in Murdoch’s pocket … Aleppo and Mosul: tale of two cities … Australia drawn deeper into Middle East quicksand … Phillip Knightley’s take on war correspondents … Rupert Murdoch: local and global This week Rupert Murdoch secured full ownership of my local paper, The…

Phillip Knightley, master craftsman of newspaper journalism, leaves a legacy of accuracy, independence and getting stuck into the rich and privileged … Mainstream media straining for rebirth of fascism … Why media got Austria so wrong …. Time to fight for the ABC Personal tribute to my captain Phillip George Knightley, newspaper journalist par excellence,…

A farewell tribute to Cuba’s President Castro … ABC moralists prompt “no platforming” of dead painter Donald Friend …Trump V Clinton: war goes on … Women pollies break Euro-ceiling … Guest contributor Judith White writes: This Sunday, in Cuba’s easternmost city Santiago, Fidel Castro will be buried in the Santa Ifigenía cemetery. When I was there last…