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Into the nothing: first Europe, now Australia

By Andrew L. Urban.  Douglas Murray’s new book, The Strange Death of Europe: immigration, identity, Islam (Bloomsbury Continuum, 2017) is ‘a highly personal account of a continent and culture caught in the act of suicide’. It’s not only Europe …. The … Continue reading

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The peaceful majority are irrelevant

By Andrew L. Urban. Islam has exported its primitive, age-old and endless Sunni v Shiite war of religious violence around the world, expanding it with jihad, the violent conquest of non believers. The uninformed rubbish many Western politicians and commentators … Continue reading

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Sanctuary: humane or insane?

By Andrew L. Urban. Just when you thought Angela Merkel’s open invitation to refugees to swarm into Europe in vast unfiltered numbers was discredited by the consequences, along comes the turbo charged version. American courts and ‘sanctuary cities’ are openly … Continue reading

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The uncertainty is settled

By Andrew L. Urban. Writing in ‘Climate etc’, esteemed climate scientist Dr Judith Curry has urged greater attention to the uncertainties of scientific research into global warming (aka climate change). “The current focus on CO2 emissions reductions risks having a … Continue reading

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An insult to intelligence of Muslims

By Andrew L. Urban. It’s an insult to the intelligence of Muslims, frankly to all of us, to keep claiming that terrorism today is not linked to Muslim migration, as the ASIO director General, Duncan Lewis has, in a Senate … Continue reading

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Why the West is lost

By Andrew L. Urban. The shimmering mirage of an enlightened age across the West is shattered now, and it is largely due to our society’s overly generous, tolerant and peace loving nature. I wouldn’t call it a self inflicted demise … Continue reading

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Sinking into oppression

By Andrew L. Urban. We were saying things around the dinner table last Friday night and Gillian Triggs could not stop us. We were saying things about Australia sinking beneath the waves of oppressive socio-political authoritarianism, safe spaces ‘n’ all. … Continue reading

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Democracy is not a la carte

By Andrew L. Urban. In Australia, the new ACTU boss Sally McManus believes that unions can and should break any law they feel is unjust. In America, several cities – the so called sanctuary cities – defy Federal law and … Continue reading

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Companies in moral selectivity web

By Andrew L. Urban When companies come out of the social closet on issues such as same sex marriage or climb on board the diversity band wagon, or withdraw advertising from media in response to, say, a celebrated news anchor … Continue reading

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Wrong question, wrong answer

By Andrew L. Urban. Not quite right, Nicola Wright: in The Spectator Australia (April 8, 2017) you write: “Opponents of 18C reform …. Bill Shorten and Anne Aly … asked the Coalition the fatuous question: ‘what insult do they want … Continue reading

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