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One of the worst': how Newstart compares to unemployment payments in rest of the world - The Guardian
LIZ SHELD’S MORNING BRIEF: Ilhan Omar Says Boycotting Israel Is Like Boycotting Nazi Germany.“David Steinberg is doing the heavy lifting ... Over at Powerline, Steinberg has the receipts on Omar’s marriage to her brother. Did you know Omar isn’t really her last name? Interesting stuff, go check it out. It’s not just that Omar married her brother, which is gross, but she did it (allegedly) to commit fraud. I wonder what the consequences will be?”
It’s often instructive to hear what people say when talking among themselves rather than to the public at large.Thus, note what what Ilhan Omar said when addressing a leftist group known as Netroots Nation:“There’s a constant struggle oftentimes with people who have power about sharing that power. We are not really in the business of asking for the share of that power. We’re in the business of trying to grab that power,” she said.That’s just a statement of a truth any observer can already see quite clearly. But at least it’s honest. It’s also a statement that isn’t limited to their plans for the Democratic Party, not by a longshot.
CCW, June 2019. Although biometric authentication systems can be implemented for a number of legitimate reasons, employers can face serious legal issues if implementation is not thought through properly. By way of example, biometric authentication systems can infringe upon employees’ right to privacy under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
The Inquirer, 18 July 2019. The use of "highly intrusive" facial recognition tech should be suspended until concerns over its effectiveness and potential bias have been resolved according to the report, The work of the Biometrics Commissioner and the Forensic Science Regulator.
Treasury, July 2019. Setting interest rates higher than macroeconomic conditions would warrant due to concerns about financial instability is called ‘leaning against the wind’. Many recent papers have attempted to quantify and evaluate the effects of this policy. This paper summarises this research and applies the approach to Australia.
For Sibling Battles, Be a Sportscaster, Not a Referee. "Narrate what's happening. Repeat back what your kids say to you. Try to be neutral." I'm totally trying this...in my best Phil Hartman play-by-play voice.
Good New Idea London Review of Books. John Lanchester.
Why “Incremental Change” Is Worse Than No Change At All Caitlin Johnstone
Terri Sewell, the Worst of the Black Caucus, Subverts $15 Wage Bill Black Agenda Report
Instagram’s anti-bullying AI asks users: ‘Are you sure you want to post this Guardian. UserFriendly: “If this works at all it’s because people will be afraid that zuck has a database somewhere that tally’s how many times you’ve bullied someone and that it might get out, which I’m sure it will with the next teen suicide lawsuit. The rare case of our orwellian surveillance state doing the slightest little bit of not evil while being very evil.”
How much is your data worth to tech companies? Lawmakers want to tell you, but it’s not that easy to calculate The Conversation
LIKE A LOT OF COLD WAR ERA SOVIET PROPAGANDA, IT’S WELL-CRAFTED: Moon Landing Hoax Conspiracy Theory Lives On. Why?
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