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Letters – 1 February 2023

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

It’s not the fossils, it’s the fools 

Humans have been muddling along in cities for around twelve thousand years, says Wikipedia, although if you count using an alphabet of some kind as the criterion of civilisation, the time span drops to a mere fifty centuries.

Capitalism

Warren Kennedy wrote an excellent letter last week (28 January) pointing out the deficiencies of capitalism as it exists...

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Four New South Wales Institute of Sport swimmers have kicked off their European season in style by notching medal-winning performances at the 2013 French Open in Vichy.

James Magnussen warmed up for his world championship title defence with a resounding victory in the men’s 100m freestyle, clocking a time of 47.67 en route to gold. He was followed into second and third by fellow NSWIS athletes Daniel Tranter and Matthew Abood respectively.

Magnussen added bronze in the men’s 50m freestyle to his medal swag, with Abood finishing sixth in the same event, while Tranter also picked up bronze after finishing third in the men’s 200m individual medley.

Fellow NSWIS athlete Jess Ashwood also won bronze at the event, taking to the medal dais in the women’s 800m freestyle before just missing out on the medals, finishing fourth, in the women’s 400m freestyle.

From the New South Wales Institute of Sport http://www.nswis.com.au

 


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