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Picking the scab of colonisation. There's a deep wound in Australia.

Picking the scab of colonisation

There's a gash in our story. It is a wound that is known by different names: Colonisation. Dispossession. Coercion. Control. It is still with us. The wound is fresh. The wound of colonisation is a wound in the heart of the First Peoples of this land. To the people in high places who say that the wound does not exist, we say we know it does exist. To the people in high places who say that the wound is an Aboriginal problem, we say that the wound is not an Aboriginal problem. The policies that the Government wishes to enshrine as legislation today are policies built on the falsehood that the wound does not exist or that the wound exists but that it is an Aboriginal problem.

They are policies that do not treat the wound and cannot heal the wound. They are policies that deepen the wound. They are policies that continue to harm, to hurt, to humiliate, to degrade, to punish, to control. As Elaine Peckham put it: 'We don't want the Basics Card. Comments GAJ 02 March 2012. How Do You Cite a Tweet in an Academic Paper? - Alexis Madrigal - Technology. The Modern Language Association likes to keep up with the times.

How Do You Cite a Tweet in an Academic Paper? - Alexis Madrigal - Technology

As we all know, some information breaks first or only on Twitter and a good academic needs to be able to cite those sources. So, the MLA has devised a standard format that you should keep in mind. Its form is: It's simple. Also, I just love the "Tweet" at the end. Here's a deeper look at the instructions: Begin the entry in the works-cited list with the author's real name and, in parentheses, user name, if both are known and they differ.

Via Thomas, Matt (mattthomas). Reading for the Rushed. I read every day, and I'm a remedial reading teacher.

Reading for the Rushed

I keep my trusty book prop at the kitchen table to read a dead tree format book during lunch, about 40 minutes a day for fun. I also read ebooks, when hard copy is not available. If I'm away from home, I use my smart phone and Kobo reader to keep me in books while I wait somewhere, such as a doctor's office, or haircutters, or if I'm the passenger in the car. As far as reading faster, and with better comprehension, I suggest reading for enjoyment at a reading level just below your reading ability. Even when you read "easy" books, you learn new words, syntax, and generally get better at reading. Does Dry Cleaning Cause Cancer? Rarely do I darken the doorstep of a dry cleaner.

Does Dry Cleaning Cause Cancer?

That's mainly because I am too cheap and lazy; I admit to having inflicted some verboten wash cycles on my few dry-clean-only dresses, followed by a sheepish line dry. The result is usually wrinkly but passable. I'm lucky: As you probably could have guessed, freshly pressed suits are not the prevailing style at MoJo HQ. But I know plenty of people, especially men, who have to haul their collared shirts to the dry cleaner every week.

Unfortunately, all that dry cleaning takes a toll on the environment. So are dry-cleaned clothes a health risk? The good news is that nontoxic dry cleaners are becoming easier to find. I've found that my local green dry cleaners are a little more expensive than conventional cleaners, but this EPA report (PDF) says they shouldn't have to be: It found that wet cleaning can be economically competitive with dry cleaning, especially if the business doesn't try to do both. #justsaying. Online DVD Rental and Movie Streaming at Quickflix. The Reactionary - Magazine. The charming, sinister G.

The Reactionary - Magazine

K. Chesterton Keystone/Getty Images Professor Ker’s spirited and double-barreled attempt at a rehabilitation of his cherished subject is enjoyable in its own right, and takes in such matters as Chesterton’s dialectical genius for paradox, the authority of the Father Brown stories in the detective genre, and the salience of Charles Dickens in the English canonical one. But for him to show that his hero was the protagonist of a superior form of English democratic virtue, Ker would have to meet me where we are at agreement: on the high quality of Chesterton’s poems. In his obituary, T. Aiming off an early line (“The cold queen of England is looking in the glass”) as a kind of establishing shot, Chesterton presses on to conscript all the images of sullen northern Protestant indifference in the face of the sultan’s mobilization: St.

Our patch of glory ended; we never heard guns again. So there was GKC’s enduring problem. The Awful Cover Letter All of Wall Street Is Laughing About. Why French Parents Are Superior by Pamela Druckerman.