Sunday 12th of July 2020

Gus Leonisky's blog

the chinese again...

economy

Australia's currency has risen sharply in recent days.

 

the world erupts as trump use divisive language...

games

The US President Donald Trump has been rushed to an underground safety bunker as violent protests raged outside the White House.

more social justice alla morrison: guilty of being poor and unemployed because there is no jobs...

find a job...

If you thought the almost billion-dollar Robodebt bungle would change the Morrison government’s prejudices towards millions of vulnerable and unemployed Australians, think again.

fading away before the skeleton arguments?...

julian

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has refused to attend his call over, with a UK court still unable to find a new venue for his next extradition hearing.

more like wrestling than dancing...

zutbottbot   

In the light of the present general lockdown without mentioning its purpose we could ask a few questions regarding “free will” and a few philosophical attitudes, when faced by interferences such as war and diseases. 

did twitter push its own freedom of speech a bit too far?

internet

US President Donald Trump says he is directing US Attorney General William Barr to work with states in an effort to enforce existing laws against so-called deceptive business practices of social media companies. 

interpreting inevitability...

statistics

Statistics, even in their crudest form of observation, can be brutal and manipulated to suit a social decision and help in the creation of myths. 

 

Claude Lévi-Strauss in The Structural Study of Myth, tells us:

 

6.2. As may be seen from a global inspection of the chart [an over-simplified chart of the Zuni emergence myth], the basic problem consists in discovering a mediation between life and death.

 

workchoices mark III

union-bashing

Unions and Labor both reacted cautiously to the news, with Australian Council of Trade Unions secretary Sally McManus saying unions would participate in the meetings. 

scomo does the kanbra press club on tuesday, with metaphors...

book of job

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the Government will shelve contentious "union-busting" laws as a sign of good faith, while pointing towards an overhaul of Australia's industrial relations system.

 

as the liberal media hate trump beyond hypocrisy, conservative news outlets see the positive...

trumpgolf

Apparently untroubled by charges of hypocrisy, US President Donald Trump has played golf for the first time since declaring the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency more than two months ago.

sports-rorts was chicken feed compared to the next level of rorts...

benefits...

Call #sportsrorts a pork-barrelling scandal? Nah, the Community Development Grants program, that’s a scandal – 11 times the size of #sportsrorts and a much more blatant bias towards Coalition seats.

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