Maybe [the press] should take a little deeper look into the underlying lack of trust in all institutions instead of attributing the numbers to alleged character flaws of individuals.
Broadly, conservatism vs progressives / social liberties vs authoritarianism / social justice vs elitist marginalisation.
The 45th Federal Parliament of Australia should be interesting. As in ancient curse/benison “interesting”.
But as the Canberra politicians put on their solemnest faces today, the world keeps turning: what news story/commentary/analysis has grabbed your attention lately?
I haven’t been letting myself feel bad-tempered enough about all the world’s bullshit.
“Jokes about socially unacceptable things aren’t just “jokes.” They [normalise] that unacceptable thing, [telling] the people who agree with you that, yes, this is an okay thing to talk about.”
PRATT: Point Refuted A Thousand Times.
PRATT sums up nearly everything about certain people and ideologies, on and off the internet, that most annoys me.
Welcome to the 96th Down Under Feminists Carnival.
What’s piqued your media interests lately? As usual for media circus threads, please share your bouquets and brickbats for items covering any current sociopolitical issue (the theme of each edition is merely for discussion-starter purposes – all current news items are on topic!).
A thread to share anything especially entertaining or infuriating regarding tonight’s Liberal party leadership ballot.
Feeling so much rage right now against the troglodytes showing their arses all over the internet and mass media this week.
What’s piqued your media interests lately?
Yes, I am ploughing my way through the Hugo 2014 nominated works, why do you ask?