Daily Archives: June 23, 2020

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Heros of the V1!

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Originally posted on Space for Cycling Brisbane:
An open letter to TMR and Brisbane City Council: We are very much looking forward to the opening of Stage E of the V1 Veloway, which is scheduled for mid-2020. This will provide…

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The Case of John Dyson Heydon

“The truth is that the modern world is in part created by the way language is used. Modern linguistic usage suggests that the present age is one of ‘emergencies’, ‘crises’, ‘dangers’ and ‘intense difficulties’, of ‘scourges’ and other problems. They relate to things as diverse as terrorism, water shortages, drug abuse, child abuse, poverty pandemics, obesity and global warming, as well as global financial affairs … The great maxim of governments seeking to widen their constitutional powers would be: ‘Never allow a crisis to go to waste.’ ” Continue reading

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Surviving Autocracy – the ‘rule of words’

WBT posts this discussion with Masha Gessen to helpunderstand what is happening in the lead up to the November 2020 US Presidential elections – ed. __oOo__ In the run-up to the 2016 election, The New Yorker’s Masha Gessen stood out … Continue reading