Holden is dead – long live the spirit of Holden

Holden is gone, much to the indifference of General Motors, who only kept it around because it was paid for by government handouts.

Being a Yank mob, primarily responsible for such beaut gas-guzzlers as the Buick, Cadillac and Chevrolet, their management was never likely to be bothered by any social impact closing Holden might have. After all, they are quartered in the post-apocalyptic city of Detroit. And this is business.

Indian man chokes Aussie girl in regrettable act of cultural confusion

An Indian man assaulted a white Australian girl in Sydney on the 13th of February, after following her from Chester Hill station in Sydney’s greater west. A story published this week revealed the scrawny little unidentified Indian male snuck up behind the young woman as she went to cross a road at around 6 pm, before looping his trouser belt around her neck and trying to choke her.

The XYZ of political finagling

For years now we’ve been aware of an Alt-Right website that hosts certain Young Liberals not above styling themselves as nationalists.
XYZ was created in 2015, at the height of the Alt-Right phenomenon, as a local response. It is listed prominently in the Executive Council of Australian Jewry’s report into anti-Semitism, but unlike nationalists, they are never harassed by media companies nor the police. In short, they continue on all the platforms where true political threats have become proscribed.