Archive | February, 2011

Women may lose rights in revolution

Ironically, revolution in the North African belt may remove more power from women in the long run in those more liberal countries in that region than it empowers. For countries like Tunisia already empowering women far more than the neighbouring counterparts, the change in power could take them backwards. Tunisa is a livable city with […]

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Tropfest sells its soul to YouTube

It’s a sad state of affairs when Tropfest judges succumb to picking a cheap laugh 2:45 minute viral vid as winner. Look, I’m all for a laugh. Animal Beatbox. I get it. It’s animals. And it’s a beatbox that’s kinda almost half as good as that guy busking in Melbourne last weekend on Swanston street. […]

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Tripoli Marches Next

Col. Gaddafi’s Son Looks Worried…And so he should. As the protests hit Tripoli, that beautiful Libyan city, Gaddafi’s son warned of civil war if order was not enforced. Well, yes. Naturally. I think he is failing to acknowledge the reasons behind this unrest. Lybia aren’t jumping on the back of Egypt and Tunisia‘s unrest, but […]

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China’s Brutal Censorship Strikes Again

The wife of jailed Chinese Nobel peace prize laureate is allegedly now a hostage in China. Isn’t it about time that the censorship ‘rights’ that are prohibited in China for one reason or another, get the same treatment than the ‘human rights’ issues that are used to validate the wars in the Middle East? I’m […]

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Dickileaks: Season 2 News, starring Ricky Nixon

The back story: For those not familiar, this is the news following a 17 year old girl who came forward late last year handing nude photos of star AFL St. Kilda player Nick Riewoldt to the media, effectively exposing a sexual scandal that dirtied the club’s reputation and that of it’s star players for some […]

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