Despite a 2007 pledge to stop funding climate naysayers, Exxon Mobil kept supporting at least one: Smithsonian astrophysicist Willie Soon, who is now under investigation for shady research practices. Just-released public records show how the oil industry helped bankroll climate skepticism.
@WoefulAuspol is tl;dr #auspol
When asked if companies like Apple and Google should be able to encrypt their phones, Clinton said “you have a classic hard choice.”
Surely your legs are getting tired.
Several prominent astronauts clashed at a Senate hearing today over where NASA should go next: the moon, Mars, or asteroids. But without adequate funding the question is moot.
“I’m going to answer in emoji…”
He told BuzzFeed News his sticker campaign was about choice, and not an attack on Muslims.
Despite claims by NASA and private outfits such as Mars One, we don’t have the know-how or funding to send people to the Red Planet, according to many scientists, policy experts, and one outspoken lawmaker. “To say we have put the cart before the horse is an understatement,” Rep. Dana Rohrabacher said.
The government wants two years of your metadata stored, just in case.
‘Senator for the Internet’ Scott Ludlam says metadata legislation is being rushed.
Exclusive: World’s first political emoji interview.
“There was a holocaust of jobs in defence industries under members opposite.”
“They’re in such a state… 39 of them voted for a Blank Space”
Liberal MPs hold secret ballot in Canberra to consider party leadership.
“Canberra is the coup capital of the Western world,” one commentator wrote, and Tony Abbott may be set for the chopping block.
“you need to improve yr surveillance!”
“Labor leadership chatter is all about Government sacking itself for its poor performance”.
A Liberal always pays their debts. ~SPOILERS~
The under-fire prime minister may have coined a great new Australian phrase.
One year in politics: people are pissed off.
Warning: Not suitable for children or the easily disturbed.
The mining magnate and his companies shelled out $28 million to the Palmer United Party in 2013-14.
Rick Steves, travel expert and author of Travel as a Political Act, spoke with BuzzFeed News about how to travel responsibly to socially and politically complex places.
Our leaders are so inspirational.
Former Australian citizen invokes PM’s Chief of Staff Peta Credlin’s “patriotism” tweeting she should resign.
Silver, a longtime player in New York politics, was accused of using his position to bring in millions of dollars in bribes. Fellow Democrats had asked the Manhattan representative to resign his leadership position.