Source: Pacifism is the wrong response to the war in Ukraine | Slavoj Žižek I’m sure Žižek reduced the essay for The Guardian, but aside from ignoring the Ukraine-Russia history, there are an awful lot of evidence-free guessed outcomes and assumptions of motivation in this article that make it little better than speculative fiction. Junk …
A whole bunch of new irrational stupid on its way. Source: Alex Epstein’s Fossil Future, critically reviewed.
Source: Author Jason Tharp banned from reading ‘It’s Okay to Be a Unicorn’ at Ohio school – The Washington Post
Source: UN Secretary-General labels Australia a ‘holdout’ for refusing to do more on climate change. Because Australia has a bunch of belligerent blokey corrupt imbeciles in charge, that don’t want to govern – but want to distribute tax-payer money to their friends.
Source: India says it accidentally fired missile into Pakistan | Reuters. Oopsie.
Wind back the clock: Brisbane’s lord mayor calls for new referendum on daylight saving in Queensland
Source: Wind back the clock: Brisbane’s lord mayor calls for new referendum on daylight saving in Queensland. Brisbane’s Lord Mayor is an idiot, regurgitating an idea that is bad for nearly everyone. “Daylight Saving Time (DST) transition acutely increases motor vehicle accident”. A Chronobiological Evaluation of the Acute Effects of Daylight Saving Time on Traffic …
Source: COP26: Former sceptic apologises for role in Climategate – BBC News
Source: Smiling lessons for men In context of regressive toxic comments from people like Peter van Onselen. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/jan/25/photo-of-stony-faced-campaigner-with-pm-divides-australia
Source: What a disaster: federal government slashes COVID payment when people need it most
Source: Grattan on Friday: Government management of Omicron blighted by false assumptions, bad planning
Source: Government management of Omicron blighted by false assumptions, bad planning – ABC News Which is this government’s standard mode of operation.
Source: Hydrogen Is Not A Fuel, It’s A Cult
Legal experts condemn Scott Morrison’s continuing attacks on ICAC as ‘disgraceful’ and ‘stupid’ | Independent Commission Against Corruption
Source: Legal experts condemn Scott Morrison’s continuing attacks on Icac as ‘disgraceful’ and ‘stupid’ | Independent Commission Against Corruption | The Guardian
Scott Morrison attacked over ‘secrecy’ after documents reveal cyclones and floods set to pummel Australia
“These documents foreshadow risks to the Australian public over the coming months,” he said. “They were before national cabinet. Scott Morrison therefore has tried to keep them secret when the Australian public were entitled to know.” Source: Scott Morrison attacked over ‘secrecy’ after documents reveal cyclones and floods set to pummel Australia | Australia weather …