Saturday 11th of July 2020

Gus Leonisky's blog

Tim gets the news from graffitis on public toilet blocs (with no paper) and fox...

blame

Tim Blair is a positive guy… Super-positive. A + battery terminal… In the face of danger, Tim stands like a beacon on an English coast, resisting wave after wave of stormy shit news, on Monday 16th of March…

the gates of hell in a coronavirus epoch...

think

Henri Laurens was the least-known best sculptor in the world in his time and probably still is, though he has been "dead for a while” (1954). He has been forgotten, languishing in the massive shadows of Moore and Rodin. 

 

flying high and lows...

pilot   The dramatic spread of coronavirus around the world has travellers cancelling flights, airlines grounding planes and cutting routes, but is this just panic?

Not according to Nobel Prize winner Professor Peter Doherty, whose research is mainly in the area of defence against viruses.

lest we forget till the next war...

anzac

A number of states have moved to cancel some Anzac Day services and ban the public from attending others in an attempt to thwart the spread of coronavirus.

saving the planet by teleconferencing...

at the bog
Silicon Valley saved by the coronavirus?

we're so prepared you would not believe it...

testing testing testing

US President Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus, the White House physician has said.

western civilisation is a chickenhawk soup with dollars added...

civilisation   Once during a post-seminar conversation with a grad school classmate, I expressed my frustration at the hermeneutic of suspicion that defines academia today. “You can’t just deconstruct everything,” I said.

 

the "epicentre" of the pandemic...

paris

Two of the EU's biggest states, France and Spain, have followed Italy in announcing emergency restrictions to combat the spread of coronavirus. 

maximising social distance....

bunnings

(LONDON) — Tech giant Apple is closing its stores outside of China for two weeks and will only sell online as part of efforts to fight the global viral pandemic.


“In our workplaces and communities, we must do all we can to prevent the spread of COVID-19,” CEO Tim Cook tweeted Saturday. “Apple will be temporarily closing all stores outside of Greater China until March 27 and committing $15M to help with worldwide recovery.”


the art of looking in control....

life

"The genesis of this economic shock," Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said on Thursday, "was outside of our control, but our response is not."

once upon a time, under labor, the stimulus was for flat screen TVs...

desperate measures

The Federal Government has announced a $17.6 billion economic stimulus package in a bid to keep Australians in jobs as the economy takes a hit from the spread of coronavirus.

and don’t forget to wash your hands!...

panic

Pray for me, my friends, because I have the flu. No, not the Chinese Bat Flu, or Pangolin Flu, or Covid-19, or Coronavirus, or whatever it’s called now … just the regular, annoying Winter flu that goes around Berlin every year during flu season.

 

From CJ Hopkins

 

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