MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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June 2020

jeff_kennett This virus can be managed without destroying the economy, without turning our police force into door knockers, with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gT

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“It’s perhaps not as strange as it seems that a lifelong environmentalist, progressive, and climate activist felt t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qJ

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Why a silent “l” in “salmon”? OED says < Anglo-Norman salmun but Old+Mod French saumon, both < Latin salmo (Pliny)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sg

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Milton Glazer has died: the illustrator of Isaac Asimov’s great Annotated Don Juan (1973)::nytimes.com/2020/06/26/obi…

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RIP. Still, the linked article’s claim about “AU’s anti-communist foreign policy” rather misses Harries’ most usefu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uo

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@samirvarma @FinancialTimes Sometimes feel I could do with a few more neutrons myself. But..ce

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SamKSS Banning vaping…
How can this man call himself the Health Minister? twitter.com/greghuntmp/sta…

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@dikenson Agreed! “Scapegoating” the WTO seems to be backwash from attacks on globalisation and global supply chain..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qj

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“Let us now praise famous men”… um, persons. Isador Rabi, a Nobel Laurate whose name we all *should* know, but do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PM

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An illuminating paper in JWT fm Jim Baccus and @snlester.They assess US complaints on the use of precedent by the A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kF

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It’s difficult to credit these claims by Morrison about the ‘crisis’ of cybersecurity attacks. Where is the evidenc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hg

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@j_laurenceson @snlester @JDWilson08 There’s a reason it’s “secretive “: it’s also arbitrary. “National interest” t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S9

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pwafork This is so depressing. @nytimes now an active combatant in the war against ideas. twitter.com/SwipeWright/st…

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@puiwingtam I didn’t cancel my sub. to the increasingly purile @nytimes when you fired your own editors for tolerat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nD

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Every policy is an experiment. Cripps et al paper ends with a warning that regulators persistently fail to heed: “e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KM

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@Adam_Creighton reports strong criticism of regulators’ failure to evaluate wildly inaccurate epidemic models (..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OJ

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New @DanielAndrewsMP restrictions are unconscionable nonsense. ‘Distancing’ was imposed to ‘flatten the curve’, ‘sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rP

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“Humanities students are the new cash cows”: substituting for falling international student numbers in AU universit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ff

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@RMITBusRes Very much over the “we have a public emergency: trust us!” line from Morrison, ‘expert’ govt. agencies..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nu

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CISOZ The 12-Week Window: Coronavirus crisis Australia didn’t have to have ow.ly/Dpzi50AbP7g

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@UniSuperNews @ChantWest UniSuper services are sub-standard. Website unresponsive & incomplete, call-centre out to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Se

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So much for the “liberal democratic” management of the pandemic that Marise Payne touts. With no basis in evidence..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GJ

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Adam_Creighton “Why trust the experts to forecast the climate decades into the future when they were so wrong about a disease rela..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3j

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@scottlincicome @bobdavis187 @Lingling_Wei Supports reporting that senior CHN officials prefer 4 more years of Trum..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wx

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The AU For Minister’s claim that ‘liberal democracies’ have managed the pandemic better than authoritarian govts. (..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JZ

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@snlester @chip_roh Buying portfolios of corporate debt has been going on for some months. I can’t see how it meets..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eJ

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“Injecting government spending is not akin to… monetary easing because government spending has to be funded from eltwitter.com/i/web/status/1…S0Zm

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Translation: “AU law should force everyone else in the economy to pay penalty prices for steel in order to keep my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yw

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CISOZ Black Lives Matter masks the truth behind Aboriginal deaths @JNampijinpa ow.ly/UUNj50A4tdn pic.twitter.com/bJpNiybemq

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“In the vast majority of cases, the person killed was armed and posed a threat…
We find no evidence of anti-Black..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k4

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“Partial decoupling may be necessary to prevent China from accumulating more leverage to bully the free world.” Nop..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…48

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I don’t give a damn either, HBO: you brainless pussies! It is an inspiring fiction that says something about the ro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jQ

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@pwafork @GrayConnolly Proscription followed by assassination at the roadside is very like ‘cancellation’.

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“American journalism is now dominated by the same moral denunciation, “safe space” demands, and identity-politics d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0T

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JDMayger “China still gets high marks for reliability” and “remains unmatched as a manufacturing site” according to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jz

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Images of an engineering advance that made many aspects of our lives even possible (printing, banking, scheduling,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…88

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@skominers @ATabarrok My guess is that the successful strategy wd apply each split to the largest possible number o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hy

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jeff_kennett Is anyone really surprised? One rule for law abiding citizens, another for those who gather to protest and put the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ye

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@HenryErgas “America’s founding ­fathers… frequently cited Montesquieu’s ­dictum that where there is no ­turmoil,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g5

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RT @insteconomics: I have a new report out with @ussc on ‘Globalisation and labour productivity in the OECD: What are the implications for…

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NeysunM Reading about the NPC’s passage of the PRC’s first civil code last week, and reflecting upon the solemnity of the c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…En

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pwafork The Australian government should absolutely be thinking along the same lines here. nationalreview.com/news/boris-joh…

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RT @insteconomics: Join me, @D_A_Irwin and @SimonJackman this Friday for a webinar on ‘What will globalisation look like after COVID-19?’ R…

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@CISOZ “Despite Trump’s [MAGA] pledge… the nation is badly off track and there is a haemorrhage of confidence in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CR

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KennedyCSIS Just out! “Options on Hong Kong: A Suggested NSC Memo.” Honored to contribute to these ideas w/ my
@CSIS colleague..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gR

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@AndrewDMitch @MonashLawSchool @MelbLawSchool Congratulations, Andrew. Trust it will be a rewarding move.

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