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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

Open-sourcing my own home has been a fantastic adventure

For nearly 10 years I had the above image and text posted on my homepage. The adventure has come to a soft close. I have learned a lot about co-living … Continue reading

April 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Giving While Living: Chuck Feeny, The Billionaire Who Wanted To Die Broke . . . Is Now Officially Broke

Here’s a heart-warming, good news story from Forbes Magazine I couldn’t resist posting. Charles “Chuck” Feeney, 89, who cofounded airport retailer Duty Free Shoppers with Robert Miller in 1960, amassed billions while … Continue reading

April 18, 2021 · 1 Comment

Brexit is a symptom of globalization’s deeper ills

By Jeffrey D. Sachs – JUNE 27, 2016 BRITAIN’S VOTE to leave the European Union raises three huge questions. Why did a majority vote “leave”? What will be the consequences? And, … Continue reading

November 7, 2020 · Leave a comment