So long and thanks for all the fish
By tigtog on February 28, 2012
During testimony Monday, it was said that journalists in search of scoops had allegedly made payments to officials in the police force, military, health, government, prison services and other areas of public life.
By tigtog on February 27, 2012
As requested, a dedicated thread: WikiLeaks dumping secret intelligence emails
By GuyB on February 21, 2012
Since the global financial crisis shook domestic economies across the planet in 2008, the labour market in Europe has remained a buyer’s market. With austerity measures still biting hard and the Eurozone crisis rolling on without a defining resolution in […]
By tigtog on February 4, 2012
Doco examines how devastating disease became shiny pink marketing dream diverting donations away from organisations doing most of the work towards organisations with better PR. Is this the best use of donors’ money? And what about all the non-pinkified cancers?
By dk.au on January 19, 2012
This Downfall remix is both entertaining and informative
By tigtog on January 1, 2012
“Any hope that the Obama administration would roll back the constitutional excesses of George Bush in the war on terror was extinguished today.”
By Mark Bahnisch on December 6, 2011
It’s inevitable that the debate on same sex marriage, which has reached a new level since the passage in Queensland last week of the Civil Partnerships Bill and the decisions of the ALP National Conference on the weekend, will be […]
By tigtog on December 2, 2011
Especially relevant given the infamous “Privacy is for Paedos” line spun by an ex-editor of the News of the World at the UK media inquiry.
By Robert Merkel on November 1, 2011
Nature News has a story about one of the most difficult topics in science: paper retraction. For any number of reasons, a published scientific paper are sometimes discovered to be so flawed that they must be withdrawn from publication (which, […]
By tigtog on October 1, 2011
The protests have been, by almost all accounts, peaceful, even if the protestors didn’t have a permit. The NYPD is nonetheless making mass arrests, using mace, and manhandling protestors. That kind of disproportionate response should scare all of us
By GuyB on September 13, 2011
Early this evening London time, Little Britain’s David Walliams clocked off after a mightily impressive feat, swimming 140 miles of the toxic Thames over eight days in aid of Sport Relief. In the process he has managed to raise over […]