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Australia's scandal-hit deputy PM quits

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce (R), already under fire over an affair, is now facing a sexual harassment allegation

Australia’s scandal-hit deputy leader Barnaby Joyce announced Friday he was quitting and moving to the backbench amid claims of sexual harassment and controversy over an affair with a now-pregnant former aide. 621 more words

Current Affairs

Barnaby Joyce goes pinis

This saga might seem to be over for the insiders, but it will never be over for Barnaby, Natalie, their children, Vikki (Trampion) and their unborn child. 37 more words

Government

Perverted Poldy (Leopold Bloom)

Published in 1922, James Joyce’s Ulysses proved to be controversial for its obscene language and scenes. In the chapter “Nausicaa“, Leopold Bloom is on the Sandymount Strand in the late afternoon, observing three young women, one of who is Gerty MacDowell. 673 more words

English Literature

Reader Response: Ulysses

I look forward to doing a book review for Ulysses next, but a Reader Response based on my margin notes felt more appropriate given the nature of  808 more words

Knowledge Creation

Barnaby Joyce affair shows how when men make abysmal choices, women pay the price

The Barnaby Joyce scandal is a horrible saga, with so many grubby angles to it, that even after observing it for a week you feel you need a shower, or at least a break.

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Media

3rd February, 2018: Dubliners

‘I wanted real adventures to happen to myself. But real
adventures, I reflected, do not happen to people who remain at home: they must be sought abroad.’ – James Joyce, Dubliners… 802 more words