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The Advertiser – Senator Fuming Over ScoMo Smoko Artwork

02 October 2020

MATT SMITH SA News A mural depicting Prime Minister Scott Morrison smoking coal from a “crack pipe” has sparked complaints to Port Adelaide Enfield Council, forcing the artist to dramatically tone down the imagery at a cost of $1500. In the original mural, which is on private property, Mr Morrison, adorned with a Hawaiian leis […]

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Sky News – NSW Borders Reopen, JobSeeker Program

24 September 2020

I spoke to Peter Stefanovic from Sky News First Edition regarding the opening of the South Australian border with New South Wales, and the Morrison Government’s successful JobSeeker programme. You can watch the interview here:

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The Spectator – Confronting China’s agents of influence: not McCarthyism, not racism – but in the national interest

21 September 2020

ALEX ANTIC The father of liberalism, English philosopher John Locke once said, “We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the colour of our moral character, from those who are around us”. Locke is among the most important political philosophers of the modern era. His insight into the thorny issue of influence remains as […]

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Sky News – Foreign interference in universities and the US election

01 September 2020

The Morrison Government’s foreign interference in universities inquiry, Wolf Warrior diplomacy on trade from the Chinese Communist Party and why it’s going to be 4 more years for President Donald Trump. Watch my interview on Sky News Across Australia with Peter Gleeson:

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The Spectator – The Left are the Real Conspiracy Theorists

28 August 2020

ALEX ANTIC Conspiracy theories are a cultural phenomenon of the 20th and 21st centuries which conceptualise a set up by a corrupt, shadowy, and powerful group, often political in motivation enacted for an ulterior purpose.   Frankly, I have never had much time for conspiracy theories as to my mind, they operate a little like ghost stories, outstanding entertainment, but light on credibility.   Over the last decade, however, they have gained popular cultural awareness and are almost […]

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Menzies Research Centre Watercooler #20

27 August 2020

During August, I appeared on the Menzies Research Centre Watercooler program to discuss the loss of liberties, the dangers of authoritarianism, the ideological future of our educational institutions, and of course, the future of nuclear power! You can watch the full Watercooler #20 program here:

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The Australian – ASIO issues alert to universities over China links

25 August 2020

SHARRI MARKSON AND KYLAR LOUSSIKIAN Exclusive Australia’s spy agency has warned universities about the risk to ­national security from Chinese government recruitment programs, including the Thousand Talents Plan, and has alerted them as recently as May to the ­potential for collaboration to turn into espionage. ASIO gave private briefings to universities urging them to strengthen their […]

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OP ED – South Australia’s AFL Clubs Must Embrace Democracy

20 August 2020

It is sometimes said that the mood of South Australians and the trajectory of their working week can be measured by the performance of their two AFL clubs the Adelaide Football Club (the Crows) and the Port Adelaide Football Club (the Power). Over the last decade, the Crows have been plagued with scandals including a […]

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