Monday, November 19, 2018

Zuckerberg: Wall of Illusion

Kate McClymont's first job was manning her own 'insults booth' in Sydney's Kings Cross. As she tells Phillip, she was always a good talker and quick on her feet; traits which have stood her in good stead as an investigative journalist taking on some of Australis' most notorious and corrupt figures.
One of Australia's foremost investigative journalist talks about the highs and lows of bringing corruption to account.

Something went wrong': Facebook users in meltdown after social media site crashed

FACEBOOK CUTS TIES: The social media giant says it has ended a contract with a GOP consulting group that sought to tarnish Facebook opponents. The involvement was disclosed in a blockbuster NYT piece on Facebook. FB contended it had not hidden its contract with Definers Public Affairs and had not asked the group to spread false information about its opponents. Definers sought to link Facebook critics to George Soros and got a group to accuse the critics of anti-Semitism, the NYT reported.

Czechs rally against PM on Velvet Revolution anniversary

'If Peter was the answer, what was the question?': Turnbull's spray at Dutton

Security guards manhandled Fairfax Media's reporter on a public street in attempt to prevent the speech being heard.

The Sydney's aging infrastructure has become increasingly unreliable, from the Highways to the buses to commuters rails to train and bus stations.

Why Gladys Berejiklian threw convention out the window

The Premier’s intervention in the North Sydney pre-selection contest was more than unusual particularly as it increases the chances of Liberal defeat in 2019.

Hospital a basket case but it’s no real surprise

Mark Zuckerberg says he didn’t know Facebook hired a research firm that tried to discredit its critics by linking them to George Soros Business Insider

Julian Assange has been CHARGED: Justice Department inadvertently reveals they have prosecuted the WikiLeaks founder under seal and US authorities are preparing to arrest him Daily Mail

Health Minister tells Northern Beaches Hospital operator to 'get it fixed', but won't step in

Health Minister Brad Hazzard says that he has spoken to senior managers at Healthscope after reports of a serious undersupply of critical supplies at the new Northern Beaches Hospital.

Giacomo Leopardi felt trapped by his reactionary father and penny-pinching mother. What emerged were his musings on thedarkness of the human condition 

Once Seen as a Local Issue, Affordable Housing Is Becoming a State Focus Governing

Man who 'tried to recruit escorts in money-laundering scheme' charged over $1m cash haul
Vulnerable taxpayers would get free legal advice under Labor 'tax ...

ATO spoofed: Scammers use cloned tax office phone number to trick ...
The Australian Financial Review 

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      Limpopo-born musician King Monada's hit song Malwedhe, which means "illness" in the Bolobedu dialect of the Sepedi language, has inspired a dance unlike anything we've seen before. The dance sees fans falling to the ground at the chorus and words: ke na le bolwedhe bao idibala (I have an illness of fainting). … Read More

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