New Matilda’s Insider first reported on this back in June, but former Mexican president Vicente Fox is back trolling the world’s most powerful man.
If you’re a supporter of marriage equality, and you’ve accepted that you may have to participate in the upcoming postal plebiscite, whether you like it or not, then you may be a bit anxious about whether or not the untapped voting power of the ‘millennials’ will be realized.
Well, one grassroots Australian organisation – Democracy in Colour – has taken steps to tackle that issue head on, launching a website where younger voters can watch goats doing parkour, before heading on over to the Australian Electoral Commission to join the roll, or update their details. And by the way… there’s now less than 24 hours to do that before the rolls close. Chop chop.
When you work in independent media, it’s important to keep things in perspective… what with the all power and fame that constantly surrounds you.
So, in the interests of keeping ourselves grounded, we’re launching an occasional new series called ‘Videos That Got More Views Than Any New Matilda Story, Ever’.
Humans are supposed to be the ‘higher primate’. As climate change and capitalism slowly strangle our planet, that’s obviously going to be a matter of ongoing debate, but one thing that beyond arguing is that other primates share many of our emotions and world views.