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The search for medical Utopia

The search for medical Utopia

Just in case you were starting to get comfortable with the idea of a trial vaccine that instructs your cells to make bits of and pieces of a viral protein – scientists have upped their sci-fi game. Dr Euan Ashley, a genetic scientist and professor at Stanford...

The Bradfield Scheme

The Bradfield Scheme

Curtain Call sat down with leader of the Bradfield Party, Matthew Spurgeon, to talk about the possibility of a major water relocation project in Australia.The following are some excerpts from the interview.  Alexandra: So, you are very much a ‘one issue’ party?...

The Emperor (literally) has no clothes

The Emperor (literally) has no clothes

‘CyberFashion’ is the newest way to signify to the masses that you are a dead-set moron. We are not talking about the fashion trends of CyberPunk or clothing influenced by the digital age. This is not about seeing if you can stitch keyboards onto your jacket or embed...

A free country – if you can keep it

A free country – if you can keep it

"Australia is not a secular country — it is a free country." Scott Morrison, maiden speech (February 2008) We are losing our freedoms real fast: One of the more significant things purported to have been said by Benjamin Franklin involved an exchange he had with...

This is how we fight

This is how we fight

Over the last year and a half, a virus less potent than many other illnesses has been used as an excuse to rob citizens around the globe of their God-given rights and freedoms. It has created a society that is in many ways divided. There are those that are subservient...

Is Australia a Racist Country?

Is Australia a Racist Country?

The title for this article is a question, and one that relates to Aboriginal people. So when I talk about whether or not Australia is a racist country, it will generally be in the context of Aboriginal people unless otherwise stated. I ask the question because I...

Whose ABC?

Whose ABC?

The ABC is a greatly loved, essential media service. The ABC would immediately collapse into oblivion if it went behind a pay wall. These two things cannot be true at the same time… There has always been a general political divide in most Western nations that sits...

Christian apologists for tyrants and bullies

Christian apologists for tyrants and bullies

Pro-Pharaoh Christians? Why do I suspect that many believers today would have opposed Moses? Yes, sadly they certainly exist. There are way too many believers today who – if they lived back at the time of the exodus as recorded in Exodus 1-15 – would actually have...

The giant moose in the room

The giant moose in the room

After nearly two years, we are back to where we started with Covid. China screwed up, the World Health Organisation covered it up, and America kept quiet about maybe accidentally funding the whole disaster. In the interceding years, the world has forgotten about...

Albo’s dead mother still voting Labor

Albo’s dead mother still voting Labor

It's hard to imagine what was going through the mind of the federal Opposition leader when he decided to leverage the memory of his dead mother to launch "Mediscare 2.0". Anthony Albanese today posted on Facebook a picture of his dead mum along with a long commentary...

Why I am hopeful about the new Israeli government

Why I am hopeful about the new Israeli government

Evangelical Christians who have become used to the effective leadership of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest serving prime minister, may have grave concerns about the newly formed coalition government. But I believe there is good reason to hope that...

I want to be a white saviour!

I want to be a white saviour!

“I want to be a white saviour!” At least, that is the impression given by hordes of pasty protesters marching with their fist raised amid the smoke and ruin of black neighbourhoods. Like rich kids off to Africa on their gap year to ‘help the poor’, protesting has...

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