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September’s Good News Debrief

Below is a comprehensive list of all the good news I’ve come across in September. I hope it serves as a reminder that the world is good, and it’s always getting better. 1. Australia’s carbon emission lowest since 1998  “coronavirus travel restrictions have resulted in the lowest carbon emissions in Australia since 1998” According to…

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Tech Giants gravely mis-judge the value of News Content

Google and Facebook have hit back at the recent news codes drafted by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), putting digital news content at risk. Shortly after the ACCC released the codes on July 31st, Google released an open letter that allegedly mislead the Australian public about the code, threatening that is puts Google’s services at risk and will…

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Why Bother?

Something to read when you lack the motivation to create; or more pessimistically, don’t see the point. I love creating; there are some things I can only express through art, good or bad. It’s something I will always do, even if the world never sees it, or frankly never cares. But in finding the motivation…

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Plastic-Free July: An entire month without Cobs lightly salted & slightly sweet popcorn.

Plastic-Free July is a global movement where for the entire month, participants refuse single use plastic and reduce their use as much as possible. Every year July has come and gone, and while I usually take the opportunity to make some improvements, I have never committed entirely. This year I was inspired, by my own…

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We Have Gotten the Story of Drugs Wrong; Johann Hari Sets it Right.

Chasing the Scream, published 2015, dives into the stories of those effected by the drug war, and discusses compelling evidence, that maybe the current approach to drugs, has perpetuated more problems than solutions. I purchased Chasing the Scream after hearing Johan Hari speak on a podcast, I resonated deeply with how Hari spoke about the drug war. It…

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