Politics

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slash-it

18 chihuahuas or 14 cavoodles

So we have the long expected reform of the federal public service in Australia. Sort of. There are fewer departments, but they are bigger. They will most likely still employ …

Culture

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1983

The Man in the High Kolkhoz

If you have Netflix (no chill necessary), there is a Polish series available, in fact the first Polish Netflix production ever, called “1983”. Yes, there is an element of play …

History

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1983

The Man in the High Kolkhoz

If you have Netflix (no chill necessary), there is a Polish series available, in fact the first Polish Netflix production ever, called “1983”. Yes, there is an element of play …

Which witch is which?

Books

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mccarthy

Before there was Trump, there was Joe McCarthy

I’ve been reading M Stanton Evans’s excellent and scholarly “Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America’s Enemies” (published some 12 years ago) …

Hands off my books, Marie

WTF

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jesus2

Polish Jesus starts transmitting internet

Happy 101st birthday to modern Poland, which regained its independence (briefly) as a result of World War One, after over a century of being partitioned and colonised by Russia, Prussia …

Love

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cat-lady

Think Feministically, Act Old-fashionally

Equality – good in theory, doesn’t necessarily work for you in practice: Marriage rates have steadily declined over the past few decades, and now researchers from Cornell University are offering …