25 April, 2015

Thinking of Linking

This week I have been mostly reading...

Instant Experts

I suppose we must grieve for the lost, but ...

Unfortunately for outraged journalists, the high court was right to rein in Icac

Gallipoli 2015: Remember the brave and timid

'Gallipoli fatigue' causes poor ratings for WWI TV shows as war weary Australians switch off

Abbott government plans to be rid of senate 'ferals'

Hockey and Abbott pay the iron price as Labor circles

University of WA academics demand end to deal with climate change contrarian "Contrarian" sounds so much better than "crank," doesn't it? And on that topic, a "consensus centre," kind of sounds like a "wellness clinic."

Homeless Diggers reveal Australia's double standards 

Anzac Day: Time for Australia to stop fighting other peoples' wars

Has Australia learned nothing from the Gallipoli military disaster?

Two buffalo still loose in Hot Springs - They may not be Buffalo buffalo but these buffalo buffalo.

Oklahoma finally admits it’s got a frackquake problem From the "who'da thunk?" files - why would actually fracturing the earth cause earthquakes?

Most Homeless Women Can’t Get Pads Or Tampons. These Women Want To Change That.

I Am a Cook in the U.S. Senate But I Still Need Food Stamps to Feed My Children

David Petraeus Is Sentenced to Probation in Leak Investigation

Repatriation Blues: Expats Struggle With the Dark Side of Coming Home

Latika Bourke's Indian story

Survivor recounts Mediterranean boat disaster

The wisdom of humane prison design

Gender politics:
Yes, Men Have Problems — But The Men’s Rights Movement Doesn’t Come Close To Dealing With Them

The Waterboys' Mike Scott Sees the Ghost of Elvis in Modern Blues Quote of the week: "when someone hits you, you know you've been hit,but when someone fucks with your mind you don't know that it's happened, and the victims can blame themselves." 

Katie Hopkins has just written a piece so hateful that it might give Hitler pause – why was it published? 

Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show 

Will we pay for stories if native ads arrive? 

Assange: How 'The Guardian' Milked Edward Snowden's Story

Rupert Murdoch berated Sun journalists for not doing enough to attack Ed Miliband

The Weekly’s Charlie Pickering: internal fights ended Channel 10 relationship

I read books by only minority authors for a year. It showed me just how white our reading world is.

50 Years On, Moore’s Law Still Pushes Tech to Double Down 

Why India's Flipkart abandoned its mobile website

Could this Dalai Lama be the last?

Why Proof-Texting Is Not Like Other Sins

Extracts from the Endeavour Journal of Joseph Banks (1769)

Model for Norman Rockwell’s ‘Rosie the Riveter’ dies at 92

I got stupid on me and I need to wipe it off on you:
NBN: FTTP not essential for Netflix era, Turnbull argues

Madonna’s Thatcher gaffe is a warning – quote at your peril Madonna ignorant and insensitive? Well, I... probably could have expected that.

Clickbait of the week:
20+ Space-Themed Interior Design Ideas That Bring The Stars Into Your Home

14 money-saving hacks from the 'Man Who Flies For Free' 

The least boring photo on my camera roll:


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