Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. Women and Men – “So women were forced into underpaid pink collar professions like education and nursing. By men. And… Read More ›
Hack – “Is your taste in music sexist?” A transcript.
I’ve finished transcribing Triple J’s Hack programme on the “Hottest 100 of All Time”. For the background on this, see these previous posts: “Was the Hottest 100 Of All Time sexist? asks Triple J’s Hack” “Alternative Youth Music Station Thinks… Read More ›
Take unpaid leave or lose your job
This appears to be a looming trend:
Bendigo Bank urges staff to take unpaid leave
The Bendigo Bank is asking its 5,000 staff to take up to 10 days unpaid leave in a bid to avoid job cuts.
It follows similar calls from some major international corporations, including British Airways.
Watching Whales Watching Us
From the NYT: a heartbreakingly beautiful essay that combines lyrical descriptions of whales with sobering facts about how our oceanic noise pollution threatens them. And then, within moments, the mother was surfacing again off to our stern and doubling back… Read More ›