Local sustainability

Big Australia Plebiscite

Australia is at a crucial juncture. After decades of unusually fast population growth, we have experienced two years of very slight growth due to the pandemic. Not since 1916 during … Continue reading

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How to avoid war with China

Under Investigation’s reporter Liz Hayes has put together a war table of experts to forecast how we participate and ultimately survive if a war comes to fruition between China and … Continue reading

October 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

A new Australian flag we can all live with for another 100 years

Is our current flag really due for change? The arguments for and against are laid out well by the Flag Society of Australia, so I’d needn’t repeat them here. I … Continue reading

September 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

Town Planning & Population Growth

Presentation by Sustainable Population Australia Queensland branch President Edward Smith at Coopers Plains Library, August, 2021. Provided for the residents of Nathan, Salisbury, Moorooka and surrounding suburbs who are dealing … Continue reading

September 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Towards the Walden Wage

“Access to land liberates people from market growth and facilitates ways of living consistent with degrowth. We can restructure access to housing and work in order to live sustainably.” This … Continue reading

July 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Nathan, Salisbury & Moorooka Neighborhood Plan

Local government plans guide the development and alterations to our city. Residents are invited to contribute to Plans in the form of submissions, surveys and focus groups. 2021: Summary of … Continue reading

July 10, 2021 · 1 Comment

The Fixed Calendar – improved

Another improvement to The Fixed Calendar conversion table showing end dates of Gregorian months. In the Fixed Calendar, all months end on Saturday the 28th. What dates do they correspond … Continue reading

June 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Quillette Podcast on Medicalized Gender Change

Podcast #148: Bernard Lane on the Fight for a More Balanced Approach Toward Children Seeking Medicalized Gender Change https://quillette.com/2021/05/10/podcast-148-bernard-lane-on-the-fight-for-a-more-balanced-approach-toward-children-seeking-medicalized-gender-change/

May 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Gender neutral pronoun chaos – what’s wrong with ‘it’?

The absence of a singular gender neutral third person pronoun in the English language has defied resolution for centuries, according to Dennis Barron. If there is a silver bullet, he’s … Continue reading

May 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Protected: Open-sourcing my own home has been a fantastic adventure

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