The Shifting Fault Lines Of The Political Divide

The centrist position of Western governments have fostered a relatively stable political and economic reality. Given that every ten or so years capitalist systems are prone to recessions as a matter of recalibrating and self correcting excesses, for the most part growth, living standards and social cohesion have remained steady. In the last three decades … Continued

Debate Night 2

 (image-thefederalist.com) DAMIENS’ DEBRIEF After a somewhat tepid opening encounter less than a month ago, Donald Trump wanted to grab the second debate by the pussy and show how America can be great again. There was no greeting handshake this time around. Rumors circulated early that the Clinton camp were planning a ‘psyche!’ attack, forcing ‘The Don’ to play it … Continued

An Inconvenient Truth.

When we confine ourselves to the familiar in our lives, when we surround ourselves with likemindedness and tiptoe past those who differ from us, when we do those things, life seems simple. It is nice to be with people who think like you, who hold your values, who validate your life choices. It is comforting. … Continued

Debate One Review

(AFP/SBS) TCD take a look at the first Presidential debate between Trump and Clinton. Varun’s View One of the most fascinating aspects of the current presidential cycle is where exactly the political fault lines lie. Without a doubt there is much polarization. However, both are advocating in some way for bigger government albeit coming from … Continued

ANZ and the Rigmarole of Feminist Absurdity

In the ever increasing and ever so heart strung world of victim hood, the gender pay gap myth continually gets bandied about as some kind of evidence of a global male conspiracy to suppress women at all costs. Let’s take the latest addition to ANZ’s advertising campaigns as an example. ‘What pulls at the heart … Continued

Shock and Awe; The Crumbling Walls of Merkelistan

AP Photo/ Markus Schreiber In March of this year, following a series of significant state electoral wins by German nationalist party; Alternative For Deutschland (AfD), the mainstream press were quick to label the victories a “shock”. At the time of these elections, more than 1.1 million migrants had poured into Europe within a matter of months. … Continued

Life Is Full Of Soros…

…so, is that an indictment on the oppressed and easily fooled animals of the ‘communal’ herd? Or is it fair play in a game of global diplomacy by the technocrats and their political wizardry? ‘All is fair in love and war’. The succubus sits atop casting dream spells upon the sleeping mass. If we pull … Continued

Freedom

What do we have if not the freedom of expression? What liberties do we have left to fight for? To die for? Free speech is the blood running through the very heart of Western civilisation. Yes Western civilization is privileged. With it resides the privilege…to be self critical; to be skeptical; to be divisive; to … Continued

Election Watch; Rumble in the Bumble

Wedged somewhere between the shifting political sands of Europe and the verbosity of the American campaign, the Australian Federal election writhes and struggles for oxygen. In the blue corner, the supposed communicative wizardry of Malcolm Turnbull, hoping to legitimately win the office of Prime Minister for the first time. In the red corner, ‘friend of the cleaner‘ … Continued