Friday, June 25, 2021

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LETTER to Janet Brown and Russell Guy

Janet and Russell, you have both articulated with passion your diametrically opposed views about the degree to which the state should regulate our private lives, writes Alice Springs News Online editor ERWIN CHLANDA. I have found in the current New York Review of Books a concept which may provide a compromise between your positions while not requiring either of you to lose face: It's called "nudging". IMAGE: Detail of a 2012 advertisement protesting New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed ban on the sale of soft drinks in containers larger than sixteen ounces. He is portrayed in a nanny uniform. The image illustrates the Review article.

LETTER: Looking for a mate

I am writing in the hope that someone in Alice knows the whereabouts of Steve Goode, aka Goodie.

An open LETTER to young Paddy Gibson, Sydney academic and saviour of blackfellas.

Well once again you’ve sneaked into our country young Paddy to tell us all, black and white, what we should be doing about the most difficult and sensitive issues that we all face, writes Dave Price.

LETTERS: How to fix the footpaths. AND: How many more children with foetal alcohol syndrome will be born?

Sir – I am looking forward to the upcoming council elections.

Along with all the other items on the "to do" list for everyone, could the footpath program be upgraded a bit?

Old Eastside residents have paid rates since 1971 (council's birth), not to mention other areas of town.

If this is not possible, maybe $2000 could be added to the sale price of houses to pay for a footpath outside the "sold" houses, so that the new residents won't have to bother the council (when they get 'round to that street).

If this happened a couple of years ago there would be a lot less work for the council (when all the people left town).

This would free up council to spend he rates in a better way.

Could you publish candidates' pone contacts, please? [ED – you will find them here, Mr Petersen]

(Mr) Kim Petersen.

Resident for 42 years.

Alice Springs


Image: Snail mail Letters to the Editor – we don't get many but we love them just as much as their digital cousins. Erwin Chlanda, Editor.


PLUS: Hal will vote for take-away free days: How many more children with foetal alcohol syndrome will be born?

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