Archive | August, 2012

Sabotaging Slutwalk, Like A Man

After the strong interest shown in my “The Nobility of Slut Shaming” article, which was literally getting more than a 1,000 views per day at one point, I felt it was only right to do a follow up article on the question of ‘what is rape’ and ‘what is the principal (immature) female’s strategy for […]

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Anders Breivik declared sane after all, sentenced to 21 years prison

Last year we reported that Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik had been declared insane and unfit to stand trial. After much outcry from the Norwegian public, and from Breivik himself, the courts took a second look at the issue and unanimously declared him to be sane. The Age reports: NORWEGIAN mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik […]

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Taking a Dive to Game the Olympics

It’s a smart play, but bad sportsmanship.  In a vicious, more competive world, we saw a glimpse of it at this London Olympic games. The crowds hate it, but would you do it to get a medal?  Would you “game the games”: use the rules and tournament ladder in your favour when it should be […]

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Inertia creeps: time to end the Cuban embargo

The US trade embargo on Cuba is unlikely to feature as an issue in November’s Presidential election, however should Obama win an end to the blockade is due.

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Pussy Riot: jailed for dissent

The Russian feminist punk rock band “Pussy Riot” were found guilty today of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred and sentenced to two years in prison each for their crimes. In March of this year, the band stormed a Moscow church and had a  guerilla performance of a “punk prayer” critical of the Russian government, and […]

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