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Establishment Bullies

Suzanne Moore’s op-ed for The Guardian today, makes some smart points about a particular kind of self-pitying right-wing bloke. You know, the guys who turn around and complain about oppression and censorship and political correctness run mad if anyone questions … Continue reading

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The Republican Party and Rape

The real Republican rape platform | Jill Filipovic | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk. Filipovic points out just how nasty and misogynistic the Republican agenda really is (bold mine): Underlying the Republican rape comments and actual Republican political goals are … Continue reading

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Gillard labels Abbott a misogynist

Gillard labels Abbott a misogynist – YouTube. I did enjoy this. Julia Gillard, the Prime Minister of Australia takes down Tony Abbot the leader of the Opposition after he tried to accuse her of sexist and misogynist behaviour. She seemed … Continue reading

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On Being Black and Dealing with the Police

Mamie Till's warning still holds true in a racist world | Gary Younge | The Guardian. A chilling article about the way that black men are treated by the authorities in both the US and the UK. Speaking as we … Continue reading

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The Republican party declares war on women

The Republican party declares war on women | Diane Roberts | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk. What is up with these people? What’s with the creepy misogyny on display in American politics these day? I can never quite wrap my … Continue reading

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Beneficiary Bashing

Tapu Misa: National needs an attitude change on job creation – National – NZ Herald News. There’s a general election coming up in a few weeks, so our centre right government has cued up another round of changes to New … Continue reading

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Fleet of $200,000 BMW Cars Bought for Ministerial Use

Editorial: Time for ministers to walk the talk | Stuff.co.nz. So on the one hand, we have the Prime Minister saying that people using food banks indicates not poverty but stupidity (‘poor choices’). And on the other hand we have … Continue reading

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