Public Address 28 February 2012 – Horror Stories

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As unfathomable as the European debt crisis can seem, one clear moral narrative has never been far from the surface: the feckless Greeks had it coming. Their explosion of debt-fuelled public spending, their workshy, tax-dodging ways got them where they…


Public Address 28 February 2012 – Horror Stories

European Horror Stories
10:19 Feb 28, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
As unfathomable as the European debt crisis can seem, one clear moral narrative has never been far from the surface: the feckless Greeks had it coming. Their explosion of debt-fuelled public spending, their workshy, tax-dodging ways got them where they…
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/european-horror-stories/

The Curmudgeon’s Guide to the Oscars (In Five Easy Bullet Points)
19:51 Feb 27, 2012 in Muse by Craig Ranapia
The Oscars have come, gone, and like the peace of God surpasseth all human understanding for another year. I don’t care, neither do you but just in case you need something to curmudgeon over here’s some bile-starters…
http://publicaddress.net/muse/the-curmudgeons-guide-to-the-oscars-in-five/

Can we get an adult up in here?
17:00 Feb 27, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
On the face of it, Wikileaks’ progressive publication of five million emails from the servers of the strategic consultancy Strafor seems likely to have considerable journalistic value. If there have been questionable interactions between senior government officials and a private…
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/can-we-get-an-adult-up-in-here/

When last you saw me
15:14 Feb 27, 2012 in Field Theory by Hadyn Green
When last you saw me I was hunched over a media desk in Eden Park, praying that for 20 minutes we could hold out the French. From what I understand, we did. Since then, well, sport hasn’t held my interest…
http://publicaddress.net/fieldtheory/when-last-you-saw-me/

That page doesn’t exist…
10:33 Feb 27, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown 61
The announcement by Housing New Zealand that it is closing all its client offices and will now require anyone in need of shelter to contact it by phone or internet — even though most of those in the greatest need…
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/that-page-doesnt-exist/

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