Senator Leyonhjelm on ABC Drive discussing childcare and our $40 billion deficit

Gender differences in jobs and occupations since 1960

#GeorgeOrwell summarises the traditional @uklabour @nzlabour voter – sounds Blairite

Source: The Road to Wigan Pier – Wikiquote.

Did #FightFor15 forget that @FightFor15 was an ambit claim for a #livingwage

Any decent political movement makes an ambit claim in expectation of being beaten back to its real position. That is basic negotiation tactics in politics.

Such is the volatility of expressive politics that the fight for 15 campaign has taken on a life of its own and is actually delivering on a $15 living wage as the minimum wage in the USA in a growing number of states and cities as well is in Democratic party presidential campaign pledges.

If there is any degree of economic sanity and practicality among living wage advocates, they know that such a high living wage increase will cost jobs.

After all, if a large wage increase for low-paid workers cost no jobs, why not increase everyone’s wage by a similar percentage, which is about 100% in the USA?

Déjà vu all over again for @NZLabour @NZGreens

How to speak Australian

HT: Tony Gibbons

Start your week with a kitten

Solar & wind sometimes generate zero electricity

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@BernieSanders Supporters Brutally Beat Each Other, Suddenly Realize They’re All Bernie Supporters

Source: Bernie Supporters Brutally Beat Each Other, Suddenly Realize They’re All Bernie Supporters

The Trailer for Anti-Outrage Documentary Can We Take a Joke? 

Source: Check Out The Trailer for Anti-Outrage Documentary Can We Take a Joke? – Hit & Run : Reason.com

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