The Australian government continues to use the world’s most vulnerable people as political footballs. We discover the ultimate Ayn Rand porn. And Stephen Fry is a patronising racist who should be thrown off television. Not really news, but it’s time people understood.
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Update 21 August 2012: If you’re puzzled by the reference in Alan Zeino in the opening sequence, well, here are the relevant tweets.
[Credits: Thank you ABC Radio National's Sunday Extra for the interviews with Mark Textor and Eva Cox. Excepts from Stephey Fry's QI from the BBC via YouTube. Edict-related music grabs from Thou Shalt Always Kill by dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip. The 9pm Edict theme by mansardian, Edict fanfare by neonaeon, all from The Freesound Project. Photograph of Stilgherrian taken 29 March 2009 by misswired, used by permission. Voiceover by Paul Green.]