Category Archives: Culture Wars

The Wonders

Post by Shy Ted Was the name we’d give to, usually, new nursing graduates who had applied for and been appointed to their first positions in remote Aboriginal communities. Really we called them the “one dayers”  because that’s how long … Continue reading

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ATSIC and Me

Post by Shy Ted I had visited a number of remote Aboriginal communities for 1-3 days at a time so I was getting a feel for things but this was my first live-in community, a 2 year contract and it … Continue reading

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Mathieu van der Poel did nothing wrong

From foxsports: Dutch cycling star Mathieu van der Poel was in prime form and a favourite to win the elite men’s road race at the cycling world championships in Australia. But one small detail changed everything for the 27-year-old. Instead … Continue reading

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Simplistic Solutions From Simple-Minded Elites

Guest Post by Donald J. Boudreaux The attitudes and opinions of today’s so-called “elite” – those public-opinion formers who Deirdre McCloskey calls “the clerisy” – are childish. Most journalists and writers working for most premier media and entertainment companies, along … Continue reading

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I am not … in the business of satisfying customers

Not sure how familiar you Cats are with the comic book world. I don’t partake myself but have enjoyed the political theatre of it over the last year or so, culminating in the latest offering from DC comics: I am … Continue reading

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