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24/7 Street Kitchen and Safe Space Capacity Increase

Introduction for presenter: A unique solution to the lack of accommodation for Sydney's homeless people is growing. Elwyn Chow reports. https://soundcloud.com/elwyn-chow/247-street-kitchen-capacity-increase Transcription: Chow: The 24-7 Street Kitchen and Safe Space is increasing their bed capacity to a hundred in  June. The safe space was established in December 2016 under the awning of a construction site in … Continue reading 24/7 Street Kitchen and Safe Space Capacity Increase

Cold War on Sydney Cycleway gets hot

Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore, accused WestConnex contractors of tearing up part of the Bourke Road cycleway in Alexandria without due process. In Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts on 28 April, Moore was concerned about the safety of cyclists and pedestrians and said WestConnex acted without consultation, notification or providing an alternative route. "It is a miracle no … Continue reading Cold War on Sydney Cycleway gets hot

Pilgrimages: Minneapolis

Everybody goes on holidays but the focus is on satisfying the mainstream. The "pilgrimages" blogs covers niche affections for music and popular culture and provides map links to them.   Minneapolis, Minesota, USA was the epicentre of some of my favourite musicians' careers. Prince and The Replacements came from Minneapolis. Hüsker Dü were from neighbouring Saint Paul. Bob … Continue reading Pilgrimages: Minneapolis

Make America (and everybody else) Fact-Check Again: You Should Shame Sharers of Fake News

Daily, millions of people engage in vitriolic online discussions. Helpfully, journalists have provided you the resources to shame your online opponents by exposing their gullibility and lording your superior intellect over them! “Fake news” are news articles that purport to be fact but are actually created in Macedonia (or elsewhere) to misinform, entertain or generate … Continue reading Make America (and everybody else) Fact-Check Again: You Should Shame Sharers of Fake News