#LibreOffice appreciation toot
"ජනාධිපති මාධ්ය ඒකකයේ නිවේදනයෙන් ඉතා පැහැදිලිව ප්රකාශයට පත් වන්නේ, වැඩෙන විරෝධතා සම්බන්ධයෙන් රාජපක්ෂ ආන්ඩුවේ ඉමහත් තැතිගැනීමයි."
වැඩෙන පන්ති අරගල රැල්ලෙන් රාජපක්ෂ ආන්ඩුව තැති ගැන්වෙයි https://www.wsws.org/sinhala/2020/2020feb/stdv-03f.html
Terry Jones (1942-2020): From Monty Python to Geoffrey Chaucer https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/31/jone-j31.html
I just signed up. Happy new year all!
Started the first week of the year shoveling elephant poop (don't ask) and the past weeks have been filled with frustrating/strange/comical twists (don't ask) and this is to inform you that I am ctrl + alt + del-ing January and starting the year from February (Please join me)
An interview with Auschwitz survivor Esther Bejarano [video] https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/27/beja-j27.html
Interesting read, even though it disregards the concept of public libraries and other forms of you know what.... the 'antilibrary' is what you already got at public libraries, or any library!
The value of owning more books than you can read https://bigthink.com/personal-growth/do-i-own-too-many-books
In a time like this, responsible reporting and sharing is important. This Twitter thread is a good example 👇
1. #SriLanka has one confirmed 2019-nCov case: a Chinese traveler from the Hubei province who initially tested negative at IDH, but is now confirmed positive.
Film remakes are rarely as good as the originals partly because the originals are so strongly ingrained in memory, the originals have nothing to live up to but themselves. And partly because money, counterintuitively, sometimes makes the creative process worse
This is not to say “starving artists make better art”. That’s a vicious lie
With increased budget comes increasing scrutiny of the filmmakers. From producers to studios, everyone has an opinion. And they all usually suck
Hi Fediverse 👋
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As extradition hearing dates are set, US Department of Justice argues Assange has no First Amendment rights https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/24/assa-j24.html
"You are dead. We will issue you a death certificate. Don't worry. We will investigate and prove that you are dead before issuing the certificate"
President's Media says number of int. media misquoted Pres. @GotabayaR@twitter.com to the effect he acknowledged over 20, 000 disappeared as dead. ‘however, crucial detail that necessary investigation would be conducted before death certificate issued wittingly or unwittingly omitted.' #lka
Harold Pinter wants to know the details : "Was the dead body dead when found?"
Those of us who haven’t missed that detail still want to know how @GotabayaR@twitter.com predicts the outcome of an investigation and why wants to put the cart before the horse and speak about offering death certificates to the families of the disappeared. #SriLanka
The prosecution of Glenn Greenwald and the global war on free speech https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/23/pers-j23.html
Extradition hearing for WikiLeaks' Assange to be split in two parts https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-assange/extradition-hearing-for-wikileaks-assange-to-be-split-in-two-parts-idUSKBN1ZM1LN
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