The stakes continue to get raised in the game to see who can blow the most of our money on energy schemes in the most efficient manner possible.
It all began when South Australian premier Jay Weatherill opened the betting by attempting to generate 40% of his state’s energy needs from wind and solar. Refusing to be intimidated, Tasmania immediately called South Australia’s opening gambit by:
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Safe spaces are all the rage in the US at the moment. For all the intolerant bigots out there who don’t know what a safe space is:
A place where anyone can relax and be fully self-expressed, without fear of being made to feel uncomfortable, unwelcome or unsafe on account of biological sex, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, cultural background, age, or physical or mental ability; a place where the rules guard each person’s self-respect and dignity and strongly encourage everyone to respect others.
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It often feels like we are barrelling head first towards an Orwellian society where it is no longer safe to do or say anything. The latest no-no is micro-aggression, outlined in this very interesting article by Frank Furedi:
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