and then there’s you, and linkspam too

What’s that? Songs about Footscray? Don’t mind if we do!

By the excellent Celeste Liddle: From Quebec to Melbourne, we need to stop ignoring the radicalisation of white men

On the NYT (and other international media) having tentpoles in Australia, and what it means for local media and news: Australia needs more than the New York Times’ view of the world

Plan to ban homeless people from camping in the city and Flinders Street homeless protest reveals ugly side of Melbourne’s activist scene

How much does Steph love this: Finland Will Become the First Country in the World to Get Rid of All School Subjects

A booklet Steph desperately wishes she owned a copy of: This WWII Booklet Helped Soldiers Translate From American to Australian

By the always amazing Yassmin Abdel-Magied: I broke bread with Malcolm Turnbull. Now he’s breaking my heart

Trump’s immigration ban is straight out of the Australian playbook

What communicating only in emoji taught me about language in the digital age

What type of Aussie are you? Meet the 7 new political tribes [Liz: I’m an egalitarian activist!]

On PM Trumble and the thing with Shorten: It’s not envy, it’s resentment

Grassroots Business

Gifts for Manus and Nauru raises money for parcels of needed items and phone cards to be sent to asylum seekers on Nauru. You can check out their website for different ways of donating, or you can donate directly to the Phone Credit for February campaign here.