Facebook ads are spreading deliberate misinformation campaigns about PrEP, and Facebook won't act http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/dec/14/facebook-prep-anti-hiv-drug-misinformation
Bushfires and drought leave NSW town of Tenterfield without clean water for 72 days http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/dec/12/bushfires-and-drought-leave-nsw-town-of-tenterfield-without-clean-water-for-72-days
The Audubon Society’s definitive guide to birbs https://www.audubon.org/news/when-bird-birb-extremely-important-guide
We live in an era where privacy is only for the rich, except if you go up against people who are even richer https://www.cnbc.com/2019/12/10/apple-accused-of-monitoring-employee-text-messages-in-lawsuit-against-ex-chip-exec.html
No need to panic – we can fix Australia's education system http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/dec/09/no-need-to-panic-we-can-fix-australian-schools-but-to-rush-the-reform-is-to-ruin-it Good ideas including:
1. make equity in education a policy priority
2. make health in schools another priority
3. avoid employing quick fixes.
René Auberjonois dies at 79 https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/rene-auberjonois-actor-featured-in-star-trek-and-altman-films-dies-at-79/2019/12/08/3f59c822-1a0d-11ea-b4c1-fd0d91b60d9e_story.html I appreciated his turn as Frasier’s mentor Tewksbury https://youtu.be/B7FDtkb8u0s
Jason Wilson on Australian wowserism, our thirst for authoritarianism, and our need to rediscover revolutionary sentiment http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/dec/09/australia-needs-to-challenge-authority-if-were-going-to-confront-water-fire-and-climate-crises
Sad to hear about Caroll Spinney’s death. Here he is in 2015 writing about what it was like to play Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969 http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/apr/24/experience-i-am-big-bird-sesame-street
Montreal updates Polytechnique plaque, officially acknowledging attack was anti-feminist https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-ecole-polytechnique-montreal-massacre-6-decembre-1989/
The 2010s Have Broken Our Sense Of Time https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katherinemiller/the-2010s-have-broken-our-sense-of-time I think this article is onto something but I just with Mark Fisher was around to write it
Primary health care, inequalities, and imagining the future. He/him.
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