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Jonathan Green
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bolt and blair disappearing up their own paywalls such a delightfully ironic invisibility
Bolt and Blair disappearing up their own paywalls. Such a delightfully ironic invisibility.
Jonathan Green
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eliminating racism or as we call it harmony
Eliminating Racism: Or As We Call It, Harmony https://t.co/AWEGyjapUF
Jonathan Green
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its world frog day that is all
It’s world frog day. That is all.
Jonathan Green
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looking for autumn in your local bookstore not finding it demand better but you can also order one delivered t
Looking for autumn @Meanjin in your local bookstore?
Not finding it?
Demand better!

But you can also order one, delivered to your door, here … https://t.co/PdDyo9exB9
Jonathan Green
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i think that what refusal and subversion demonstrate is that art and literature do have a concrete function a
'I think that what refusal and subversion demonstrate is that art and literature do have a concrete function. ’

A rather deeper take on the state of things from Brian Castro. Have a read this lunchtime?

https://t.co/2KGHY6tT2P
Jonathan Green
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ataturk s johnnies and mehmets words about the anzacs are shrouded in doubt
Ataturk's 'Johnnies and Mehmets' words about the Anzacs are shrouded in doubt https://t.co/UlOQWodHb2
Jonathan Green
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if there was a true attempt in mainstream media to give leftist balance to the likes of bolt and nightsky then
If there was a true attempt in mainstream media to give leftist balance to the likes of Bolt and NightSky, then we’d be reading plenty of poorly punctuated screeds from anarchist eco-warriors. The right’s idea of the 'loony left’ is some dour fabian about 1.5 degrees off centre.
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Jonathan Green
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sublime words and ideas from brian castro detours and divagations
Sublime words and ideas from Brian Castro ...

Detours and Divagations https://t.co/2KGHY6tT2P
Jonathan Green
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further mood
Further mood.
Jonathan Green
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a 10 ton catastrophe on a 60 pound chain
‘A 10-ton catastrophe on a 60 pound chain...’

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Jonathan Green
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cant really think of a more egregious expression of privilege than to eagerly announce a plan for creating loc
can’t really think of a more egregious expression of privilege than to eagerly announce a plan for creating local jobs and growth through exporting the machinery that will bring miserable deaths and all sorts of agonies in the less fortunate and war-torn corners of the globe.
Jonathan Green
GreenJ
the grotesque parallel worlds of culture war numpties crapping on and on and on and on about gillette while in
The grotesque parallel worlds of culture war numpties crapping on and on and on and on about Gillette, while in Melbourne's middle north, over the road from a servo, by the shops, a young woman dies at a man's hand, violently and alone. Toxic enough for you?
Jonathan Green
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its so obvious it barely needs saying but before you start going on about women promoted to executive position
it’s so obvious it barely needs saying, but before you start going on about women promoted to executive positions beyond their competence thanks to quotas, imagine for a moment how many idiot men are in senior positions thanks to their inherited privilege. thank you.
Jonathan Green
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the gang story is media and reactive politics at its worst reducing complex social economic identity justice i
The gang story is media and reactive politics at its worst: reducing complex social, economic, identity, justice, inequality and inclusion issues to a cynical play designed purely to provoke fear and political advantage. It’s a grotesque exercise. It betrays all of us.
Jonathan Green
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the government just voted with pauline hanson in the senate that its ok to be white in case there was any conf
The Government just voted with Pauline Hanson in the Senate that ‘it’s OK to be white’.

In case there was any confusion.

About anything.
Jonathan Green
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never mind the free trips and the ambassadorial share holdings i d have thought that there was something deepl
never mind the free trips and the ambassadorial share holdings, I'd have thought that there was something deeply disturbing in a government appointing a single travel provider run by that governing party's treasurer. pub test anyone?
Jonathan Green
GreenJ
i remember a time when a key australian value was abhorrence for the pompous self righteous sanctimonious expr
I remember a time when a key Australian value was abhorrence for the pompous, self righteous, sanctimonious expression of national values.
Jonathan Green
GreenJ
would have thought the key issue with aged care is that it takes powerless people and turns their care to prof
Would have thought the key issue with aged care is that it takes powerless people and turns their care to profit. Why is it not a collective responsibility? Why is it something to make money from?
Jonathan Green
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we stab out our eyes rather than regard aboriginal achievement in this country bruce pascoe on the unseeing a
'We stab out our eyes rather than regard Aboriginal achievement in this country.’
Bruce Pascoe on the unseeing and erasure of Aboriginal culture https://t.co/Huzsvqw57H
Jonathan Green
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theres something about this photo cant quite put my finger on it
There’s something about this photo … can’t quite put my finger on it.
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