Category Archives: Shut it down. Fire them all.

Words of wisdom for … open-uppers or shut-downers?

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The IPA on Their ABC

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Controlled burn

WA Emergency Services Levy funding used to pay for $100,000 worth of artwork at fire stations.

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Watch your six, Sam Neill

A very unladylike Laura Tingle to a mild critic of the ABC (who helps pay her gargantuan salary): “Go fuck yourself.” Self-appointed weather Beria, Malcolm Turnbull, breaks out an emoji and swoons with admiration.

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Australian school education sucks. Who is surprised?

Thank you Julia Gillard and the teachers’ unions. Just provide more money. What could go wrong?  PISA-Aust-Education-Tanks Australia has plunged in the global education rankings, with the nation’s 15-year-olds performing at a significantly lower standard in reading, mathematics and science than … Continue reading

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Millennials do comedy

Repeat after us: "Thoughts and Prayers."@alex_c_lee @VZerbst @Jennaown pic.twitter.com/NVCX80jZRz — The Feed SBS (@TheFeedSBS) November 11, 2019

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The poor as hapless, the artist as hero

If you’ve visited ABC Online in the last few months, you will have seen multiple stories born of the broadcaster’s so-called “Australia Talks National Survey.” It isn’t a national survey at all, of course. Gerard Henderson: Which leads to the … Continue reading

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Bungle in the Jungle

There’s a reason he’s one of the most beloved heavyweights of all time: Great advice; but 45 years too late.Thank you though https://t.co/PXy8TscmcP — George Foreman (@GeorgeForeman) November 1, 2019 In other questionably useful adviser news: How Australia is home … Continue reading

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Stop f–king telling me to stop saying f–k

The Q&A from Monday night has a fascinating transcript.  Here is a snippet that also deserves our attention. Mona Eltahawy: I go online exactly to tell people to fuck off when they attack me, and I’m very well-known for it. Fran … Continue reading

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Is it? Really?

Journalists are up in Canberra – seeking special privileges. News Corp and the ABC have confirmed to a Senate Committee that journalists at the centre of police raids in June still do not know whether they could be criminally prosecuted. … Continue reading

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