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We have this image of Australians as a race of rugged he-men individualists, rushing off to wrestle crocodiles in their up-armored post-apocalyptic Subaru Outbacks.
The reality, of course, is that Australia is one of the most aggressively bureaucratic, nanny-states in the world. 241 more words
Hayley Tsukayama The Washington Post
It just became much harder to buy a gun through Facebook.
Although Facebook itself doesn’t sell guns, it has wrestled for years with the right way to handle sales of regulated goods such as firearms, adult toys and prescription drugs on its social-media network. 455 more words
On ID’ing: the idea is that you shouldn’t be able to buy booze until you’re eighteen regardless of how you look. But what’s wrong with a seventeen-year-old who’s developed enough to look twenty-two being served and a seventeen-year-old who looks seventeen being turned away? 25 more words