Tuesday 11th of August 2020

Gus Leonisky's blog

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.

they might worship god and vote for trump....

worship

US President Donald Trump has deemed churches and other houses of worship essential and called on governors across the country to allow them to reopen this weekend, even as some parts of the nation remain under coronavirus lockdown.

looking after us...

bugs

Individually, we are intelligent… We have evolved and we have developed intelligence. From the age when we can support ourselves and our family we do whatever we can to use the system in which we are born into.

 

loosing our footing...

sheep

The origins of populism partly lie in the humiliations associated with the uphill struggle to become, at best, an inferior copy of a superior model.

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