Scientists, who have come to rely on liberals in political battles over stem-cell research, climate change and the teaching of evolution, have been dismayed to find themselves at odds with their traditional allies on this issue. Some compare the hostility to G.M.O.s to the rejection of climate-change science, except with liberal opponents instead of conservative ones.
NYT, typically thorough reporting on a Hawaii bill to ban GMO.
Looks like a grok week indeed.
Very happy for everyone including you Russell (and me as audience).
@myles They already do. Looking at Maori TV, most cultures are interested in a large range of subjects anyway. The screening of various countries films especially documentaries free to air would currently be second to none.
Radio NZ National Auckland Story did a great story and interview with Maia Amai and her caregiver if you missed it...
Well, two birds with one stone, I'd watch The Timpsons...
Yeah! What Peter said.
The Wireless Saturday Morning takeover!
Saturday Morning with Megan Whelan and TheWireless.co.nz: 2 November 2013 Kim Hill is on leave.
8:15 Intro: The Wireless.co.nz
8:20 Cecile Richards: family planning
8:45 Andrew Jack: censorship
8:55 Ruby Brunton: dating in NYC
9:05 Di White: crime, justice and theatre
9:25 James Robinson: voyaging and US politics
9:40 Lorna Piatti-Farnell: vampires and goths
10:05 David Dallas: NZ hip hop
10:20 Dolly Parton: blue smoke and Miley
10:30 Playing Favourites with Tourettes
11:05 Uther Dean: trials and fear
11:30 Stacy Gregg: horses and princesses
11:45 Joseph Harper: bonsai production
11:50 Randa AKA Mainard Larkin: more NZ hip hop
Reading around the wikis and obits Neil Gaimen interviewing Lou Reed (via boingboing via Wil Wheaton) is a gem and reflects nicely with what some of us have been saying upthread.
Marcus Stickley being interviewed this very minute on The Wireless.
Small insatiable hordes stopping at every door demanding to be fed leave me wondering what they'll dare when we run out of food.
Say 'Hi' to the trick'n'treaters for me - I'm not staying home.