New year at the left flank and some little changes we’re making around here
We wanted to take this opportunity to wish all our readers a Happy New Year, and to thank you for reading, commenting on and getting interested in Left Flank in 2010. Starting just before the federal election was called in July, we’ve been very excited to get such a big reception and to see our readership build right up to the end of the year, when our piece on Wikileaks, the state and hegemony became the most popular post of the year.
We’d like to thank Overland Journal, Larvatus Prodeo, ABC’s The Drum Unleashed and Crikey for hosting our writings also.
But building up an audience quite quickly means stretching the limited capabilities of the Blogger platform and so regular readers will have noticed that we’ve just added a new comments system, powered by Disqus, which is more intuitive and reliable than Blogger’s buggy affair (and which allowed us to import all your old comments).
There’s also a change in how to subscribe to posts and comments by RSS, and while the old posts feed will still work, you’d be better off switching to this new one: