2016.12.06 Triple Burner

[...] right-wing populist vampires are busy sucking the blood of the European underclass and have secured the US presidency for the king of the undead. - Helen Razer

Show Notes


"You say you don't know what is going to happen next. When right-wing populist vampires are busy sucking the blood of the European underclass and have secured the US presidency for the king of the undead. Here's a hint: barbarism. That's what is going to happen. Still, the truly fake newsmakers tell me that there is no pattern, that it's all very "unpredictable". Across the West, we see real wages decrease, social services evaporate and towns and industry shut. And the bolder fake newsmakers tell me they can't see a connection. Right-wing populism and the threat or experience of poverty? When have these two things ever been found rising together in history before? I can't think of a single example! Let's blame the Russians and the racists." - Helen Razer

Lies have long legs: they are ahead of their time. The conversion of all questions of truth into questions of power, a process that truth itself cannot escape if it is not to be annihilated by power, not only suppresses truth as in earlier despotic orders, but has attacked the very heart of the distinction between true and false, which the hirelings of logic were in any case diligently working to abolish. So Hitler, of whom no one can say whether he died or escaped, survives. - Theodore Adorno, Minima Moralia (1951)

Theodore Adorno - Minimum Aurelia? http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/the-frankfurt-school-knew-trump-was-coming



Universal income (Tholf says only if accompanied by genocide)

Scurvy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scurvy

RIP (aka Things Coming to an End ... aka The End Times)

Christopher Hurley being a cop http://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/news/crime-court/suspended-senior-sergeant-chris-hurley-faces-criminal-charges/news-story/fabfc4e60772c6abad7c83e2ee238de7 http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-05/palm-island-riots-federal-court-upholds-discrimination-suit/8093182

John Key being a PM

Colombian plane crash...ran out of fuel...seriously? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/02/colombia-plane-crash-pilot-brazil-chapecoense http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-06/grief-stricken-chapecoense-awarded-sudamericana-title/8095050

Oakland rave disaster http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-05/california-warehouse-fire-leaves-33-dead/8091656

Camper on Wollumbin http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-06/mt-warning-death-campers-struck-by-lightning-nsw-police/8095280

Kissinger Watch

Is on the Board of Directors of Theranos

Taiwan https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/06/trump-tantrums-signal-trouble-for-china-us-relations-state-media


In Aleppo all 12 year olds are mobilised

Europe and Russia

France http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/french-elections-francois-fillon-marine-le-pen-second-round-emmanuel-macron-presidential-vote-poll-a7458446.html

Weather and Climate

Hot n stormy

The Nation's Capital

Sugar Tax

Tholf's Run? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan%27s_Run_(film) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_York https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zardoz


The Indigenous game



Lost to the Poms, 3-2 record for the tour.


Melbourne City win the Faarkup. Cnuts. Fscking Timmy.


We win the Hadlee-Chappell trophy. Yay.

Triple Burner https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Jiao


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