Australia’s status as an open democracy has been downgraded in a blunt assessment released this week by a global alliance of human rights organisations.
Gilead Sciences withheld a safer, more effective HIV drug for 6 years to boost its profits. #HowCapitalismWorks https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/gilead-delayed-safer-hiv-drug-to-extend-monopoly-profits-advocates-allege/2019/12/05/71d4d6ae-1538-11ea-8406-df3c54b3253e_story.html
Ocasio-Cortez takes victory lap after Amazon goes to NYC — even after she helped block $3 billion in subsidies.
I have had some assumptions about Russia challenged today while listening to the governor Natalya Komarova of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra.
She acknowledged that it is rather strange that an ethnic Russian is actively representing minority and indigenous language support in Russia, but they're doing so much to help minority languages grow there it was nice to hear.
Worker co-ops are more productive, last longer, and get through recessions better than capitalist, top-down firms https://www.shareable.net/3-surprising-facts-that-will-change-the-way-you-think-about-worker-cooperatives-qa-with-virginie-perotin/
Koalas ‘Functionally Extinct’ After Australia Bushfires Destroy 80% Of Their Habitat
six months of wallpapers i've posted on my patreon! if you like the comic this is a great way to support it, word of mouth really helps a lot too so if you have a friend who might like it, let them know!! https://patreon.com/timecowboy
Twitter app doesn't work on Norweigan air's garbage free wifi but @Tusky does, haha!
Paris climate accords: US notifies UN of intention to withdraw
I get an empty feeling every time I recall most of my experiences of meeting people I should have been able to learn from or look up to in Australia.
If you think boomers are the problem, wait until you realise the rest of the generations were raised to be selfish little fucks too, with no human rights laws with reasonable effect whatsoever.
Prison colony still rings too true.
New elevation data triple estimates of global vulnerability to sea-level rise and coastal flooding https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-12808-z
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