Friday 16th of April 2021

disaster in texas...


On Saturday, US President Joe Biden declared a major disaster in the Lone Star State allowing the government to allocate more funds to help millions of people affected by severe winter storms.



Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has called for Australians to resist the Murdoch media empire “culture of fear” and the emerging monopolies of Google and Facebook.

how global warming is going cold in europe and in the USA...



Global warming is upsetting the jet streams and the climate zoning... 



google journalism...


There’s a big hint in the name, Nine Entertainment – not “Nine Public Interest Journalism”.

god bless yankeedom...


Biden signs executive order reestablishing White House faith office

plastic humanity...

The ubiquity of microplastics (plastic particles <5 mm, including nanosized plastics <1 µm) in the global biosphere raises increasing concerns about their implications for human health (1–3). 

vale john, we miss you dearly...

It is with a very heavy heart I have to tell you that John (John Richardson), Secretary of the Bega Valley Shire Residents and Ratepayers Association (BVSRRA), passed away on Thursday night in hospital in Sydney ....

on the footpath of st bernard...


Biden, commander of the "true believers"

by Thierry Meyssan



The Insurance Council of Australia has dropped its support for the Berejiklian government’s plan to lift the Warragamba Dam wall and called on it to find other ways to reduce downstream floodrisks in western Sydney.

a little prick — for and against...


Since COVID-19 first upended our lives in early 2020, a vaccine has been considered our ticket back to 'normal life'.

In January, we took one step closer to that goal, with the national medicines regulator approving the first COVID-19 vaccine (from Pfizer) for use in Australia.

While most of us are eager to get immunised, many people still have questions about the safety of the incoming vaccines.

With the help of vaccine experts, we've answered five of the most common questions identified by the ABC and Google Trends.

Are COVID-19 vaccines safe?

the game of buck-passing...

buck passing

Scott Morrison has avoided answering parliamentary questions by referring them to ministerial colleagues 189 times since becoming prime minister, new analysis reveals.

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