James Morrow

The Empire fries back

1 October 2016 9:00 am

The Left find British Colonialism leaves a sour taste. But should it?

You’re allowed to laugh, you know

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Humour in the face of death is a sign of a confidant society

Stop the presses!

26 March 2016 9:00 am

For seasoned consumers of Australian media, watching what are surely the last chapters of Fairfax as we know it be…

Get fracked!

2 February 2013 9:00 am

Australia should follow America’s example and drill its way to energy independence

Resistance is futile

12 January 2013 9:00 am

Time we gave the banning brigade a taste of their own medicine

Radio daze

15 December 2012 9:00 am

There are larger issues at stake here than punishing a silly prank

Weird mob

8 December 2012 9:00 am

My novel idea: let asylum-seekers come to Australia to work

Rondo à la Turkey

17 November 2012 9:00 am

Ah, spring. That magical time of year when the clocks change, the leaves return, and the cranks come out to…

Urban grillers

8 September 2012 6:00 am

Inner-city anti-Americanism is gone in a puff of barbecue smoke

Lost in the smoke

25 August 2012 6:00 am

The government claims cigarettes are bad and price signals are good. Why don’t they act like it?

The crying games

11 August 2012 6:00 am

Less money, more self-control could be the recipe for future Australian Olympic success

All choked up

28 July 2012 6:00 am

Golfer Adam Scott, not the Olympic machines churned out by the AIS, exemplifies real sportsmanship – and humanity

Backyard blitz

14 July 2012 6:00 am

Far from a scourge, so-called Nimbys are footsoldiers in the fight for liberty and good urban design

Say no to Nanny

23 June 2012 6:00 am

A hard-earned thirst needs a big cold beer – no matter how many standard drinks it contains

Bully for you

2 June 2012 6:00 am

An initiative to improve school behaviour betrays NSW’s lack of vision

Happy meals

12 May 2012 10:00 am

Australia’s army of amateur food writers have a chance to show up the professionals How long has it been since…

Hubris, meet Nemesis

28 April 2012 12:00 pm

The PM’s tactical victories are leading it to strategic defeat, as the Peter Slipper disaster shows

Brave old world

21 April 2012 11:00 am

Bioethicists are serving up monstrous old failures as fresh new solutions. No wonder the academy is held in disrepute

Cherchez l’argent

31 March 2012 12:00 pm

Money is the root of all evil, says the global warming brigade. But is their signature event above suspicion?

Let’s get out of this hellhole

17 March 2012 4:00 pm

Trying to turn a tribal culture into a simulacrum of Western democracy is naive and dangerous

Shut up, they explained

10 March 2012 11:00 am

The Finkelstein inquiry isn’t about protecting the truth – it’s about silencing dissent

Hearts and minds

18 February 2012 10:00 am

Rather than weakening it, regular conscience votes could strengthen the two-party system – and Australian democracy

The trail goes cold

4 February 2012 1:00 pm

The Met Office has given climate sceptics some powerful arguments – not that you’d hear about it in the local press

Here’s a tip

21 January 2012 3:00 pm

George Calombaris stirred the pot, but he’s right about regulated labour laws

Culinary complacency is killing Sydney restaurants

8 January 2010 12:00 am

James Morrow on why the city’s best dining is no match for that of Melbourne, Brisbane or the rest of the world