2016.05.24 Arc of Instability

If property magnates and home loan charlatans are railing against negative gearing changes, you know you are doing the right thing. - PJK

Show Notes

Listening to

Leonard Cohen 'Sisters of Mercy' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBFQg7P5YKw (also https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S34cVkL6zCE is beautiful)


Acupuncture, of the genitals and more generally.

Pronunciation of Monaro: always Mon-air-oh, never Mon-ahr-oh (although the car is the Hol-den Mon-ahr-oh)



Election Campaign

RIP (aka Things Coming to an End)

Nova Peris' political career http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/federal-election-2016/election-2016-labor-senator-nova-peris-quits-politics-20160524-gp2bk6.html


Arc of Instability

Bristol mayor Marvin Rees: 'My dad arrived to signs saying: No Irish, no blacks, no dogs' http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/may/23/bristol-mayor-marvin-rees-racism-inequality

Heaps of molten radioactive slag is where? http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-24/fukushima-operator-reveals-600-tonnes-melted-during-the-disaster/7396362

Populism, anyone? http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-24/pauline-hanson-a-realistic-chance-of-returning-to-canberra/7440944

6 year stretch for negligent cooking http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-24/restaurant-owner-jailed-over-peanut-allergy-death/7441064


The world warms inexorably. Fire, tempest and flood swarm in the chaos. So, we remain in status quo.


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