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China desperate to keep out of Tiananmen Square

Andrew L. Urban China’s Communist Party fears a democracy movement arising from its own people far more than it fears any Western commentary. The more afraid of such a break out, the tougher its repressions, notably in Hong Kong, which … Continue reading

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Clinging to the science that isn’t there

Andrew L. Urban. So many alarmists, so few truths. They cling to the man-made climate warming mantra that ‘The Science” is unequivocal and settled, with some commentators and activists trying to contrast the global response to the coronavirus with the … Continue reading

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Not all abortions are equal

Andrew L. Urban Legal, safe and rare … or never, never, never? Abortion is and always has been a divisive issue largely because it is posited in absolutist terms. The subject – ever current – is always over-heated and always … Continue reading

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Wisdom at Railway Square

Andrew L. Urban The incongruity made as much of an impact as the poster itself, on a wall along a few other posters in bustling Railway Square, one of Sydney’s least attractive environs. But I was most impressed with the … Continue reading

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Botched coup butchers Democrats

Andrew L. Urban. The botched attempt at a coup against US President Donald Trump by the Democrats (and their anti-Trump supporters within the organs of the state) has become a grotesque nightmare for America. Born illegitimately without the vote required … Continue reading

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Fluid factism grips the world

Andrew L. Urban For holiday reading I dived into non-fiction books filled with facts and hard evidence (cod, salt, volcanoes, earthquakes), to escape the woke fictions of today’s irrational world. Sex is fluid, climate science is wrangled to support opposing … Continue reading

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Left-leaning leaders doom their parties

Andrew L. Urban. The evidence is in. Jeremy Corbyn has done as Malcolm Turnbull almost did and Bill Shorten definitely did and Anthony Albanese is now doing: destroy the governing prospects of their parties – by leaning too far left. … Continue reading

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Democrats on road to perdition

Andrew L. Urban. We are witnessing America’s arguably most destructive political convulsion as the Democrats’ move to impeach President Donald Trump. It is likely to end up as a valuable lesson in realpolitik for any party anywhere (including Australia) which … Continue reading

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Climate change – as it really is

Andrew L. Urban. The most important and useful essay this year on climate change is an op-ed by Dr Judith Curry writing for a Madrid paper coinciding with COP25, the UN Climate Change Conference this week in Madrid. Not only … Continue reading

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We are half reconciled

Andrew L. Urban. Senator Pat Dodson, often called the ‘father of reconciliation’, said last week that political leaders had failed to reconcile with indigenous people, despite doing so with nations Australia had gone to war with, such as Japan after … Continue reading

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