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Mainstream scientists verballed on climate

Andrew L. Urban. No, 97% of scientists do NOT agree on climate change. In fact, “there is no merit in the claim that catastrophic anthropogenic global warming is the mainstream scientific position, i.e. mainstream science as represented by the IPCC AR5 working … Continue reading

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Islam causes mental illness

Andrew L. Urban. It seems that Islam is causing massive waves of mental illness around the world. If we collate the responses to Muslim terror attacks from a wide range of politicians – including leaders – commentators, journalists and security … Continue reading

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Laws must change to protect us

Andrew L. Urban. If our existing laws can not protect us from harm, we must make new laws that can. Terrorists, even those known to law enforcement authorities, are able to strike at innocent citizens, whether in a cafe with … Continue reading

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Election notes: target Labor’s incompetence

Andrew L. Urban. A standard political tactic (of all sides) is to paint your opponents as inhumane or wreckers and wilful destroyers of Australian well-being and happiness. This rings false and voters sense it. It sounds ridiculous, if you think … Continue reading

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Australia, stop that!

Andrew L. Urban. Australia does NOT have the permission of Indonesia’s President to relocate our Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to West Jerusalem and both (post-Bali visit) Malcolm Turnbull, and The Australian’s Editor at Large, Paul Kelly are admonishing Prime … Continue reading

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Why not Indonesia?

Andrew L. Urban New Zealand? Why is Australia attempting to resettle asylum seekers from Nauru (and Manus, too) to another Judeo Christian country with little cultural comfort to offer those Muslims, like New Zealand? Why not return them to where … Continue reading

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Free Speech v Fear Speech

It’s a bizarre case of good news being bad news. And the messenger of the good news being vilified. I am talking about Dr Bettina Arndt and her national tour of universities with the evidence-based message that there is no … Continue reading

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Forget the science, forget reason, tug the heartstrings

Andrew L. Urban. The camera catches a toddler wheezing in the swirling smoke of a cooking fire inside a small hut as her mother battles to cook a meagre meal using wood or air polluting animal dung. The camera pulls … Continue reading

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Jamal Khashoggi’s death and Saudi ‘intelligence’ service?

Andrew L. Urban. It’s not over yet, but I feel this is a crucial moment in the evolution of the story about the shocking death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Let’s take stock of what we know – and ask … Continue reading

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Feminists missing in action where really needed

Of all political systems, Democracy is the best and only champion of individual liberty. Western feminists enjoy their hard-won freedoms but fail to even speak out on behalf of their oppressed sisters in the Middle East. In this powerful article, … Continue reading

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