Natasha Bita The Australian July 28, 2022

“National shame’’ is being taught in school history lessons, a new Centre of Independent Studies ­report claims. British analyst Joanna Williams has charged into Australia’s culture wars, blaming a black-armband view of history for the rise in identity politics among young Australians. “History classes increasingly focus on past wrongdoings rather than a more positive viewContinue reading “Natasha Bita The Australian July 28, 2022”

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Why is a former French colony joining the Commonwealth? John Connolly President Ali Bongo and Prince Charles (photo: Getty) John Connolly 4 July 2022 4:00 PM When Boris Johnson flew to Rwanda with Prince Charles for a key Commonwealth summit last weekend, the trip ended up being overshadowed by a bubbling feud between the twoContinue reading World

Aborigines

The Voice and the End of Traditional Aboriginal Culture 12th June 2022 Comments (5) Keith Windschuttle Editor-in-chiefEditor, Quadrant Magazinekeithwindschuttle@quadrant.org.au They were here first. They have been here for 60,000 years. We took their land and their law.   — Greg Craven, The Australian, May 28, 2022 In recent commentary on the new Labor government’s commitmentContinue reading “Aborigines”

Hungary’s authoritarian leader and longtime Russian ally, Viktor Orban, clinched a fourth consecutive term in power on Sunday, after a landslide election win that he touted as a rebuke of liberalism, the European Union and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Orban’s Fidesz party strengthened their position in Parliament despite forecasts predicting a tight race. It won 53% of the vote with almost all ballots counted, enough for a commanding lead over a united coalition of opposition parties. The election campaign was dominated by Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, which put Orban’s lengthy association with Russian PresidentContinue reading “Hungary’s authoritarian leader and longtime Russian ally, Viktor Orban, clinched a fourth consecutive term in power on Sunday, after a landslide election win that he touted as a rebuke of liberalism, the European Union and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky.”

Viewpoints

The Ongoing War on Arab Christians and Western Complicity Augusto Zimmermann May 31, 2022Updated: May 31, 2022 Print 0:006:30 Commentary Christianity faces the possibility of disappearing in the Middle East, where its roots go back to the death of Jesus Christ. A century ago, Christians comprised 20 percent of the region’s population. Today, they areContinue reading Viewpoints