Written By: - Date published: 8:07 am, February 24th, 2018 - 13 comments
* in Australia.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, July 8th, 2017 - 17 comments
There’s a very good / depressing long read in The Guardian on the dangerous “weaponising” of cynicism by climate change deniers. One of the most interesting sections was a discussion of the way that voters are more forgiving of lies than hypocrisy.
Written By: - Date published: 12:33 pm, April 20th, 2012 - 46 comments
Will our children think of the welfare state, the tiger and the rhino as part of a mythologised Arcadia?
Written By: - Date published: 12:13 pm, January 30th, 2010 - 5 comments
His formula appears to have been faithfully replicated here. Our only significant divergence is the recent inclusion of a live cross to the news site webmaster who gleefully fills us in on ‘what’s hot’ on their site right now – often a heady mix of celebrity gossip, violence, stupidity, tragedy and cuteness.
Written By: - Date published: 12:00 pm, November 13th, 2009 - 36 comments
One of the UK’s most influential newspapers, The Guardian, carries a stinging attack under the title New Zealand was a friend to Middle Earth, but it’s no friend of the earth. It damns us for our abject failure to live up to the clean, green image we sell ourselves on. Here are the main points: […]
Written By: - Date published: 11:20 am, August 20th, 2009 - 67 comments
This just in from a reader… Constituent: [On Obama’s healthcare policy] “Why are you supporting this Nazi policy?” Barney Frank: “On what planet do you spend most of your time?… You stand there with a picture of the president defaced to look like Hitler and compare the effort to increase healthcare to the Nazis … […]