Links 15 June 2020

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    • Austrac saying Westpac facilitating child exploitation.

      They’re gonna need a bigger boat.

  1. Its obvious from the branch stacking on last nights 60 minutes that the alp relies on multicultural segregation to concentrate votes.

      • Someone who needed him removed while not blowing their cover. Who better to do it than a Liberal aligned media organisation that’s seen as at least vaguely independent.

  2. Its cunce like the alp that the only way to fix the system is to burn it to the ground by putting major parties and greens last and PHON number one at the top on the vote sheet.

    • truthisfashionable

      +1
      They still don’t seem to have addressed the real root cause of why their well defined policy platform didn’t cut through. Their heads are so far up their inner city congestion they just can’t connect with the rest of the nation.

        • migtronixMEMBER

          “ditch the witch”

          Yeah those horrible Greens…

          Get a fvcking job Gavin and put away the latent Conservative White pride you seem to be falling into.

          • Ughhh, nothing to do with white pride. I am not for keeping the black man down, but now is not the time to join mass protests in the city. Look at the damage Covid-19 has done and is doing. There are other forms of protest you can leverage like writing to Politicians, signing petitions, starting campaigns on social media etc.. you don’t have to attend in person.

            But the Greens irk me because they are all about fringe issues in this country, not about helping the majority or working class.

            Do you seriously think we have the same issues in Australia when it comes to the black community as the US? I personally don’t even interact with the Aboriginal community because I’ve never lived near them.. I care about their well being sure, but those communities have many layers of problems that are not the fault of the average working Australian.

            Do I think we should be doing a better job to help those communities? Yes. But do I think the answer is simple? No. Do I think we face bigger issues right now as a country? Absolutely.

            PS: I did work last week. Casual at the moment though.

          • drsmithyMEMBER

            There are other forms of protest you can leverage like writing to Politicians, signing petitions, starting campaigns on social media etc.. you don’t have to attend in person.

            They achieve nothing. When they might have a sniff of doing something – anything – worthwhile (eg: the “take a knee” stuff in the US over the last couple of years) the response ranges from “don’t make X political” to trying to ban it.

            But the Greens irk me because they are all about fringe issues in this country, not about helping the majority or working class.

            This is bullsh!t, as has been pointed out numerous times before.

            Your actual complaints are a) that the only issues you are shown the Greens talking about on the news, are (so-called) “fringe” and b) they’re not anti-immigration.

            Here are the Greens policies:
            https://greens.org.au/policies
            https://greens.org.au/recovery
            https://greens.org.au/greennewdeal

            I challenge you to read that and come back claiming they only care about “fringe” issues.

            Do you seriously think we have the same issues in Australia when it comes to the black community as the US?

            From their perspective it’s probably worse, given the black community in the US carries significant political clout, whereas in Australia the influence of indigenous politics is mostly insignificant.

  3. COVID ACCELERATED URBAN DECENTRALISATION AND DISPERSAL: AMERICAN AND AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVES …

    HIGHEST SALARIES FOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER REMOTE WORK (METRO AREAS) … WENDELL COX … NEW GEOGRAPHY

    https://www.newgeography.com/content/006680-highest-salaries-software-developer-remote-work-metro-areas

    COVID-19 lockdown and social distancing strategies have led to a huge increase in the number of people working at home (working remotely). According to Gallup, by mid-April, 62% of US employees were working at home. Further, Gallup found that about half of the remote workers preferred to continue working from home, with another quarter interested in remote working out of pandemic fears.

    Companies are listening. … read more via hyperlink above …
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    Learning from Levittow … Ross Elliott … The Pulse

    http://thefingeronthepulse.blogspot.com/2020/06/learning-from-levittown.html

    … extract …

    … What is Levittown? It’s the name given to a number of post World War II housing developments in New York and Pennsylvania. Developers the Levitt family sought to provide low cost detached housing, especially for servicemen returning from WWII and their families. Houses were manufactured using a Henry Ford assembly line approach, with construction teams devoted to particular components, allowing for an entire house to be built in as little as a single day. Houses with land came with appliances installed, lawns and of course a white picket fence. They sold like hotcakes.

    Largely uniform designs on low cost land with efficient building techniques were the keys to making these homes affordable. Keep in mind, many residents were escaping cramped, unhealthy and relatively expensive rented accommodation in New York urban tenements. For them, the hope offered by a new home they could afford to own, with space around them, was a no contest compared with the lifestyles they and their parents’ generations had known. … read more via hyperlink above …

  4. migtronixMEMBER

    Monday being a day that ends in both day & y, I find Pat Karvelas shilling for the LNP.

      • migtronixMEMBER

        Same thing I’ve got against people who shill for the completely corrupt ALP. How much change have effected yet mate?

        • ErmingtonPlumbingMEMBER

          Sniff,…ya don’t have to be a Bully about the shame I carry.

          I got 7 bullying text messages and phone calls during that 60 mins episode last nigh.

          Sniff

          😢

          • Chin up, we need more like you in the ALP. I just worry the whole edifice is rotten to the core and the 60 minutes expose is just the tip.

            And what about Chinese influence via 1 belt road nonsense? Dan Andrews seems to be in bed with them.

          • migtronixMEMBER

            Alright alright thats not what I’m trying to do. More like told you so… And pfh007 too

          • Don’t fret. It’s all good now. The ABC has reframed the charade. Somyurek has resigned over his use of “offensive language”.

            Only the ABC can make this stuff up.

  5. migtronixMEMBER

    Very strong very tough Trump can’t walk down a ramp. Overwhelming dorminance 😂