Straya Briefly for 29/09/19

  • RSPCA accuses government of backflip on welfare for live exports from Australia (The Guardian)
  • Newborn fights for life after mother fell from car in fatal incident (ABC News)
  • Sailing trio voice relief after P&O cruise ship rescue in South Pacific (The Guardian)
  • ‘Bringing people together’: identity, racism and an Asian-Australian family (The Guardian)
  • Tigerland erupts as Richmond fans celebrate grand final win (ABC News)
  • Roosters march to NRL decider after bruising SCG encounter (ABC News)
  • Concern over ad blitz for high-end investment fund buying into island resort (The Guardian)
  • Boris Johnson referred to police watchdog over misconduct claims (ABC News)
  • Finance

  • Double whammy for Gold Coast hinterland trying to recover after fires (ABC News)
  • Saudi Arabia opens its doors to tourists as part of push to boost investment (ABC News)
  • Frydenberg announces first major review of Australia’s retirement income system in 30 years (ABC News)
  • The price of a home in Sydney: 11 years and multiple trade-offs (SMH)
  • ‘I have a use-by date’: Flag salesman reflects on 25 years of success (ABC News)
  • Mother’s ‘agonising’ wait for answers to Denishar’s near-fatal electric shock (ABC News)
  • ‘We’re going to see trouble’: Hong Kong-Beijing media war highlights identity struggle at heart of unrest (ABC News)
  • Tech to allow surgeons to operate a world away still out of reach where it’s needed most (ABC News)
  • Opinion

  • How did CEO pay get to 500 times the wages of ordinary workers? (ABC News)
  • Watching Trump up close gives you a few clues on how he controls Washington (ABC News)
  • The numbers say this AFL grand final might be closer than you think (ABC News)
  • I still think there’s a case to be made for feminist marriage — and here’s why (ABC News)
  • The whistleblower’s complaint gave Democrats serious ammunition. They missed their shot (ABC News)
  • Why many Australians are paying at least 30c a litre too much for petrol (ABC News)
  • Scott Morrison’s UN Climate Summit snub a ‘national embarrassment’ (ABC News)
  • Peer pressures (Inside Story)
  • World

  • Hong Kong protesters mark 5th anniversary of Umbrella Movement (Al Jazeera English)
  • White House ‘restricted Trump call transcripts’ (BBC News)
  • TV chef arrested after cannabis found at home (BBC News)
  • Boeing ordered to inspect cracks on 737 NG planes (BBC News)
  • Crew members flee South Korea oil tanker fire (BBC News)
  • Canada teenage fugitives admitted murders – police (BBC News)
  • Is Europe shifting towards the US on Iran? (Al Jazeera English)
  • ‘It was something normal to do’: World championships athlete helps struggling rival cross finish line (ABC News)
  • Climate

  • Impact of climate change on Louisiana’s Houma tribe (Science Daily)
  • Why Greta Thunberg triggers the troglodytes among us (ABC News)
  • Greta Thunberg’s radical climate change fairy tale is exactly the story we need (The Conversation)
  • UK ‘needs billions a year’ to meet 2050 climate targets (The Guardian)
  • Sports

  • Chelsea 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion: Hosts extend perfect league record over Seagulls (BBC Sport)
  • Tottenham 2-1 Southampton: Kane strikes after Aurier red card and Lloris error (BBC Sport)
  • Getafe 0-2 Barcelona: Ten-man visitors claim hard-fought win (BBC Sport)
  • Juventus 2-0 SPAL: Cristiano Ronaldo scores header on return from injury (BBC Sport)
  • Chamari Atapattu encourages Sri Lanka to play ‘freely’ against mighty Australia (Cricinfo)
  • ‘I am hugely proud’: Japan’s Jamie Joseph praises team after Ireland upset (The Guardian)
  • Sheffield United 0-1 Liverpool: Wijnaldum goal keeps Reds’ flawless start going (BBC Sport)
  • Road World Championship: Annemiek van Vleuten solos 105km to win first world road title (BBC Sport)

  • Further reading

  • Branding the Breast Cancer Narrative (Jstor)
  • The Gaelic World’s Last Great Bird Hunt (Atlas Obscura)
  • Lagman House in Brooklyn, New York (Atlas Obscura)
  • Inventionland in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Atlas Obscura)
  • Leonard’s Museum in Fort Worth, Texas (Atlas Obscura)
  • Clever materials make it easier to pull clean water from the air (MIT Tech Review)
  • We can’t trust AI systems built on deep learning alone (MIT Tech Review)
  • Ottoman Clock in Mexico City, Mexico (Atlas Obscura)
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