Correcting typos @lightweight. National voters don't care. They vote for the party and their own self interests, not the man or policies.
This move by NZ gov't hits a clangingly discordant note given all the rhetoric about supporting local industry (& improving diversity!). https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/417640/government-s-buy-local-commitment-questioned-in-new-deal
This came out yesterday (https://i.stuff.co.nz/national/109319590/more-congestion-as-christchurch-faces-failing-transport-system--report) talking abt how we need to shift to and support public transport bc population growth is going to make roads unusable & the overwhelming response is "well if COUNCIL stopped spending MONEY on CYCLISTS it'd be FINE" "just build more ROADS"
"The Future of Democracy"
An interview with Audrey Tang by Julia Kloiber
"GoogleStalker is a tool to make people realize how much data Google has on you and how detailed this data is."
Long Before Trees Overtook the Land, Earth Was Covered by Giant Mushrooms
24 feet tall and three feet wide, these giant spires dotted the ancient landscape
@Fritillaria2 how cool is that? :-)
All three boys missing in Auckland found safe and well https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/378362/all-three-boys-missing-in-auckland-found-safe-and-well
My collaborators & I have been working on a little project. It's at the point where we can show it to the world, on the understanding that yes there are errors and rough bits here and there, but with time these will iron out.
So, welcome to the Open Digital Archaeology Textbook Environment! https://electricarchaeology.ca/2018/12/14/odate-in-perpetual-beta/
This photo shows the entire galactic plane in a composite image: The top half was taken above Lebanon, while the bottom half was captured six months later in latitude-opposite Chile.
Credit: Moophz Himself (Maroun Habib)
Here’s a forest planted on an abandoned open-pit coal mine in Germany. 🌳💚☀️🌱
Article: The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Isn't a Technology
White people upset that their made up symbol was replaced by a Māori dude in "not western santa dress" https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2018/12/you-could-feel-the-shock-nelson-parade-s-m-ori-santa-speaks-out-for-the-first-time.html but then hey, a givealittle campaign is having him come to wellington. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/109291323/mori-santa-from-nelson-parade-coming-to-wellington
#lowtech magazine's recent article on rethinking the concept of energy security is apparently repeatedly being removed from from facebook because it considers the article fake news in relation to 'US politics or issues of national importance'.
Here's a link to the entire article:
One of the best ways to get people out of individualized fossil fuel transportation is to extend public transport infrastructure, and make that infrastructure more easily accessible. #EarthStrike #ExtinctionRebellion
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