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THE TRUE PARLIAMENTRY OPPOSITION

A primary role of Opposition Parties in our adversarial system, is to hold the government to account for its actions. Nominally, the current Opposition comprises the National Party and ACT.

THE FACEBOOK FRACAS

The Facebook-Australian furore drew world-wide media condemnation. I don’t get it.

The claim that Facebook should pay for publishing traditional media news stories was fair enough if that’s what the tech giant was doing, but it was not.

JAPANESE COMMON SENSE

A few weeks back Yoshiro Mori, the former Japanese Prime Minister, resigned as the Tokyo Olympics Organising Committee boss following a fuss when he complained that women committee members talk too much.

MORE UNIVERSITY MADNESS

Canberra’s University has a new field of purported study, specifically a department called the Gender Institute.

SOLVING THE WHITE FERNS PROBLEM

Not unjustifiably, the media have lamented the dismal record-breaking losing reputation of our women’s cricket team. Imagination is called for.