Category Archives: Politics of the Left

‘BIDEN-20’: Convenient new virus strain seeks out the young

Intensive care nurse’s blunt warning over coronavirus risk to younger adults. If you want this to be over, if you want to get to the other side of it … and be able to go and have a beer, or … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Fake News, Politics of the Left | 26 Comments

They Like Big Bs and They Cannot Lie

Associated Press says it will capitalize Black but not white. NEW YORK (AP) — After changing its usage rules last month to capitalize the word “Black” when used in the context of race and culture, The Associated Press on Monday … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Media, Politics of the Left | 37 Comments

Karl Popper on the roots of socialism and identity politics

Popper fought as an ANZAC in WW2. He was living in Christchurch but he was not allowed to put on a uniform because he was classified as an enemy alien so he wrote The Open Society and Its Enemies to … Continue reading

Posted in Politics of the Left, Rafe, Western Civilsation | 30 Comments

How do Democrats get a single vote?

President of Portland police union, targeted in protests, says community has ‘had enough’ Oregonian, by Tom Hallman, Jr. Original Article Hours before what is expected to be the 53rd straight night of protests in the city, the head of the Portland police … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 12 Comments

“I have unfettered legal power”

“I’m in charge of spectrum auctions and if I say to you everyone in this room, ‘if you want to bid next week in our spectrum auction you better wear red underpants on your head’, you’ll be wearing them on … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Politics of the Left | 48 Comments

Only when the culprits aren’t 10,000 left-wing “protesters”

The ABC asks: When should you call the police about alleged coronavirus restriction breaches? What feels different here is that in the face of such an insidious threat, and with anecdotal reinforcement from authorities that some people are doing the … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Hypocrisy of progressives, Politics of the Left | 53 Comments

Explaining what is wrong with Magic Money Theory [MMT]

This was from Beachcomber in the comments: Hi Steve, I just read a fascinating essay by Peter Smith at Quadrant: Money printing in the age of Covid In the essay it states: In the age of COVID-19, bonds sold to … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Economics on the left, Market Economy, Politics of the Left | 42 Comments

Defund the ABC

Modern Monetary Theory: How MMT is challenging the economic establishment From the dumbest economic analysts in Australia, our very own ABC: Modern Monetary Theory: How MMT is challenging the economic establishment. What if everything we thought we knew about public … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics of the Left | 34 Comments

Whiteness defined

The poster is found here: Smithsonian’s Anti-White Propaganda. It supposedly provides the characteristics of “white culture”, which seems like an astonishingly racist term and generalisation. Even “people of colour” have now also adopted many of these character traits. Yet for … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left, Western Civilsation | 26 Comments

Republican’s missus issues queenly decree

With the COVID situation worsening, it seems too many of us just can’t be trusted when it comes to social distancing. Surely it’s time for the government to just call it: we are all advised to wear masks in public…if … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Politics of the Left | 71 Comments