Get a Crash Course in Writing from 20 Journalists

I only remember one practical writing lesson from my three years as an English major: Whenever you can, put the best bits at the end of the sentence. Put the next-best bits at the beginning, and put the rest in the middle. This trick works in every kind of

Millennials Like Cars (Full Stop) and Are Warming up to Leasing

A high approval rate among Millennial lease credit applications shows that only those who feel they can really afford it bother to opt for leasing. Naturally, more young people are turning to subprime credit to finance their first car. That’s to be

Climate change: the evidence

Whenever I write about climate change, I get a pile of commenters from the noise machine side of things doing what they do best: making noise. They are loaded with nonsense, misleading data, political spin, and sometimes out-and-out falsehoods about

Catholic Blogger’s Dangerous New Project Warns People to Stop Using Contraception

1Flesh will fail at making uncontrolled fertility and high-risk sex cool, and that’s a blessedly good thing. Still, it is utterly irresponsible and dangerous for anyone to attempt to convince people not to use contraception. It’s one thing to preach

2013 in politics: the power of three

From three-word slogans to triple backflips, the number three dominated this year in politics, most notably in the power struggle between Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott, writes Paula Matthewson. Considered the holiest of numbers by Christians

Turning the tables: Can you help Davos leaders?

Davos is a well-rehearsed event and everyone knows the part they should play. Business and political leaders gather each year to tackle the major challenges of a global economy while the rest of the world, or those of its citizens who are interested, look

Illinois Wants To Ban Location Tracking Without Consent

It’s increasingly difficult to do anything on your phone nowadays without sharing your geolocation information. Certain Snapchat filters, Facebook status updates, Instagrams, and even text messages are all potentially tied to geolocation data. It’s

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Are domestic wind turbines an eco-con?

It is time to talk turbines. Very uncharacteristically I’ve been biting my tongue on the subject as I waited until I got my own windmill. Then last week, just three days before the thing was due to be installed, a representative of Windsave rang to say