Woke Reboots

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Woke Reboots
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From The Wizard of Oz to the Apollo Missions, Woke Reboots Abound
As you may have heard, the beloved 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz will be rebooted by “black-ish“ director Kenya Barris to showcase “people of color” as the leads in the film. Haven’t we seen that reboot already, you m…


Designer sickies and other madness | The Spectator Australia
The new Enterprise Agreement at the University of Queensland is special but a typical example of the genre: designer sickies. De rigueur is the introduction of gender affirmation leave – employees can…
Housing is becoming a pipe dream for young Australians
Housing is becoming a pipe dream for young Australians: Over the past 20 years, home ownership has fallen from 70% to 66%.
Crime Is Up And So Is The Cost Of Jailing Criminals
Recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows over the 10-year period to 2022, the number of criminal offenders across the state had increased by 23 per cent. Of particular concern is the increasingly violent nature of these crimes –over the period there has been a 33 per cent increase in offenders committing acts of violence.


CNN Staffers Say Network Has ‘Systemic and Institutional Bias Toward Israel’ | The Libertarian Institute
Several employees of CNN spoke out against the outlet’s bias towards Israel in its reporting on the war on Gaza. Other US corporate media outlets have shown significant favoritism toward Tel Aviv. The Guardian reports speaking with six staffers from different newsrooms who said that there is growing backlash against…
Kremlin warns West against ‘deeply illegal’ asset seizure
Attempts to use Russian property as collateral for Ukrainian debt would have legal consequences, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said

Business, Finance & Investment

The Value Of A Second Language: How Much Money To Be Fluent?
During my time living abroad, about 90% of my friends were fluent in a second language besides English. This high percentage was expected, given that most of my classmates at the International School of Kuala Lumpur and Taipei American School were foreigners, where being bilingual or multilingual was the norm. Upon relocating to McLean, Virginia,
Some Americans have become saddled with credit card debt as rent and everyday prices remain high
Americans held more than $1.05 trillion on their credit cards in the third quarter of 2023.


What Killed Informed Consent? ⋆ Brownstone Institute
In more and less formal ways, COVID was the tool that transformed our supposedly inalienable right to make informed choices about our private lives into a public and readily dispensable good. It was almost as if we had built such a network of infinitesimal choices creating the powerful illusion of choice that we didn’t notice when we were asked to give it all up in an instant.
Bloomberg columnist: ‘Forests Are Doing Better Than We Think’ – ‘It has been the rise of fossil fuels that turned the corner on deforestation’ as coal, oil, & gas replaced wood as an energy source
David Fickling is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering energy and commodities. Previously, he worked for Bloomberg News, the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. Excerpts: You might be su…

Crypto & Blockchain

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Court Told Bitcoin Invention Claim ‘Brazen Lie’ in Craig Wright Trial
Craig Wright, the Australian computer scientist claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, is embroiled in a legal battle with the Crypto Patent Alliance (Copa) in the UK High Court.


Students at Brown go on hunger strike to demand divestments from Israel
Brown University students have begun a hunger strike calling for the school’s divestment from companies that have connections to Israel, including Boeing and General Electric.

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