Jez Weston

Jez Weston

  • Commented on Cough Cough
    Accountability isn't that hard. Here's NZ's Health Minister's response to a much more trivial cock-up, David Clark offers to resign after revealing he took a trip to beach during Covid-19 lockdown. He went 20k while the rules said "local". "Prime...
  • Commented on Public appearances in a time of pandemic
    As of today, CoNZealand isn't cancelled. Our (damn awesome) PM flagged today that stronger travel restrictions are coming. Some large events are cancelling this weekend. New Zealand has only had five confirmed cases so far with no evidence of community...
  • Commented on Sucker bet (a thought experiment)
    As one of the Kiwis here, I can say that we're welcoming to immigrants, but if you're a billionaire who's running away from the crisis that you yourself have created, then that's not going to go down well here. As...
  • Commented on The Inevitable Brexit Thread (1)
    Greg @ 84: Those roads aren't exactly the border crossing scene from Sicario, but I'm sure with sufficient concrete barriers and bureaucracy, the M25 can become a festering strip of resentment. Oh wait... _Moz_ @ 85: Scottish independence proceeds exactly...
  • Commented on The Inevitable Brexit Thread (1)
    At this point, Scottish independence seems certain....
  • Commented on The Inevitable Brexit Thread (1)
    There's a simple solution that I haven't seen proposed yet: the Malaysia-Singapore approach. London is substantially different to the rest of the UK. It's avidly pro-EU and voted strongly for remain. Londoners are 35% foreign-born and on average twice as...
  • Commented on Solarpunk rising, or how to turn boring bureaucratic meetings into creative fodder
    Solar is already economically viable and like all power generation, it has economies of scale and works better the more is installed. The resilient and socially beneficial solution is not households owning the panels on their roofs. It is deployment...
  • Commented on Solarpunk rising, or how to turn boring bureaucratic meetings into creative fodder
    I have to disagree with you about the economics of solar - they are rapidly becoming the cheapest form of generation. It's not, or it shouldn't be about whether individual households can afford the purchase price on top of their...
  • Commented on Ever Young?
    Emigrate. It's the perfect way to draw a line across the expectations and habits of youth. You'll still find yourself embedded in a whole new cultural narrative, but that coz things are new, not coz you are old. (Doesn't mean...
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