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“Instagram Helped Kill My Daughter”: Censorship Tendencies in Social Media

January 30, 2019 - 07:56 -- Admin

It is all a rather sorry tale. Molly Russell, another teenager gorged on social media content, sharing and darkly revelling, took her own life in 2017 supposedly after viewing what the BBC described as “disturbing content about suicide on social media.” Causation is presumed, and the platform hosting the content is saddled with blame. Molly’s…

Will Abbott’s legacy be the destruction of his own party?

January 29, 2019 - 09:39 -- Admin

Tony Abbott’s relentless campaign to “axe the tax” marked a turning point for the Coalition.  They put all their efforts into ignoring or denying the potential catastrophe awaiting us unless we take urgent action to reduce our emissions and now, they can’t back away from it despite the growing concern in the community. The community…

Pie in the sky

January 28, 2019 - 11:02 -- Admin

By Stephen Fitzgerald  Greenhouse gasses trap energy from the sun and drive global warming. A one degree increase in global temperature equates to a 7% increase in atmospheric water vapour. Increased temperature and water vapour drives extremes in weather. Floods, wild-fires, droughts, hurricanes, ice melt and sea level rises as we are experiencing right now.…

Recycling is better than wasting

January 28, 2019 - 10:47 -- Admin

By Rosemary J36  Waste and built-in obsolescence will be key issues for any generations to come which survive the increasingly disastrous climate conditions that past and present generations have allowed to happen. In the UK during WWII, every scrap of paper was recycled and I also remember scrap metal yards doing great business. At secondary…

Some Myths Presented by Climate Change Deniers, Part 2

January 27, 2019 - 12:01 -- Admin

By Keith Antonysen  Comments such as … “Indeed, the AGW theory posing as ‘settled science’ in in fact the greatest science fraud in human history.” It is just a meaningless comment that offers no evidence, and is quite infuriating. It is a form of comment often provided by anthropogenic climate change deniers. Each point made…