… it’s a timely reminder that now is the time to make your opinion count in terms of the latest Australian films that are contenders for awards. For those concerned with social justice and media representations of marginalised groups, it’s an excellent opportunity to vote up films with diverse and inclusive casts and storylines.
Month: September 2010
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Tipping points, non-renewables and a postcapitalist future
Kim Stanley Robinson (KSR) published this article last year, but it’s worth looking at again in light of ever more data showing that we are running out of planet, or at least running out of the non-renewable resources needed to continue growing the classic capitalist economy:
Are we there yet?
They reckon something might happen today.
Update: Katter has gone with the Coalition – it’s now 74 seats each.
Update: Windsor and Oakeshott have gone with Labor – we have a Gillard government.
Femmostroppo Reader – September 6, 2010
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Ozblogistan spats: this time it’s climate change
However, the reason that critics at LP and on her own blog were so harsh about LE’s stance on climate change science, while virtually ignoring her points on inequitable outcomes of climate change mitigation policies? Because of how she wrote her article…
It’s that time of the month…
when the fembloggers of Australia and New Zealand have our linkfest! caitlinate at The Dawn Chorus has put together a rather spectacular edition…
“The formula for understanding women”
…unlike the man speaking (who of course is fully entitled to hold and change his individual preferences as an autonomous adult) and the men listening to him, a woman should apparently not ever have different preferences and priorities from other women, and certainly should not ever adjust her preferences and priorities at any time according to changes in knowledge and/or circumstances. And if she does…
Abbott: A Labor/Green alliance spells doom
Doom, I tell you!