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History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
W. H. Auden
If it’s far away, it’s news, but if it’s close at home, it’s sociology.
By tigtog on April 8, 2010
This strikes me as totally the wrong end of the stick, as if it reveals an attitude towards FoI in principle rather than these vexatious FoI requests in particular.
By tigtog on April 7, 2010
Little did I know that leading churchmen around the nation were going to dedicate their Easter messages this year to painting atheism as mad, bad and dangerous to know.
By Lauredhel on April 2, 2010
The Twenty-Third Edition (can you believe it?) of the Down Under Feminists Carnival is fast approaching! The deadline for submissions is the 2nd of April – tomorrow – so get your posts in now. This 23rd edition will be hosted at Bri (scarlett-heartt) at Fat Lot Of Good. Submit your March posts, or those any […]
By tigtog on April 1, 2010
I just won’t answer for another hour or so, until we’ve got this Year 11 (!) Assessment Task (!) presentation (!) which I was first told “wasn’t quite ready” (!) about at approx 11:30pm last night handed in (Period 5).
By Mindy on March 31, 2010
A US lawyer says a lesbian student who sued a Mississippi school over its policy banning same-sex prom dates can bring her girlfriend to a privately sponsored dance. The dance is not the school prom, that is still cancelled, it is a private function being held in the school prom’s place. The judge who ruled […]
By tigtog on March 30, 2010
That nasty Google is saying terrible things about his shiny net filter that he wants to give to all Australians, whether they want it or not.
By Lauredhel on March 25, 2010
I’ve blogged before about the fight to get breastfeeding included in Western Australia’s anti-discrimination legislation. That fight is logged below – now, for purely historical reasons! Because today, finally, the Equal Opportunity Amendment Bill 2009 passed the Upper House of WA Parliament. One chap from the Nationals did insist on getting a little harrumph in: […]
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By tigtog on March 25, 2010
Get out your bingo cards!
By Lauredhel on March 23, 2010
The Northern Star today has an article about a man who is being tried on “five counts of having sex with a minor; and seven counts of indecent assault”. The woman laying the complaints was 15 when she was first impregnated by the man, her much older brother-in-law. The headline and lede of the article? […]