Published Articles

Xi Jinping has called China’s process of reform and opening “a great revolution in the history of the Chinese people and the Chinese nation,” but mostly it represents a return to the pre-1949 normal. READ MORE

December 18, 2018

Forget left and right: liberals are the new authoritarians. READ MORE

December 15, 2018

The AIIB was supposed to lend $30 to $40 billion in its first three years. It has disbursed just $1 billion. Something doesn’t add up. READ MORE

December 11, 2018

Western civilization declined and fell a century ago, and it’s not coming back. READ MORE

December 4, 2018

Western civilisation is too precious to be left solely in the hands of humanities professors. It’s madness to force it on them. READ MORE

November 12, 2018

What the Allied commander-in-chief Ferdinand Foch famously called “not a peace” but “an armistice for twenty years” was a lost opportunity to change Europe forever. READ MORE

November 11, 2018

The European migrant crisis demonstrated that any crack in border controls quickly bursts into a flood of migrants desperate for a better life in a developed country. READ MORE

November 10, 2018

Academics embrace the mantra that “everything is political.” But if everything is political, so too are the ideologies peddled by Australian humanities and social sciences departments. READ MORE

November 2, 2018