From Alternet by Soraya Chemaly
Remember facts? Remember facts about rape? Because it turns out that a whole lot of people know less than nothing about the subject. Indeed what they think they know is a whole lot of something that is wrong and dangerous to our heath, safety and well-being. Republican Representative Richard Mourdock’s recent “ misspeaking ” is...
12 threats to your vote
Intimidating letters. Pressure from employers. Phony mailers. Dirty tricksters are trying to steal the election (FROM SALON)
BY ALEX SEITZ-WALD
With just 10 days left to go until the election, this is where the campaign can get a bit sketchy as candidates and their allies pull out all the stops and reach into their bags of dirty tricks to suppress, intimidate or otherwise...
Let’s take a look at the impact of decriminalizing prostitution in New Zealand. They have allowed decriminalized prostitution since 2003. Below is a summary of recent news reports on the topic. Please go to original article to read ARTICLE LINKS:
A review of our posted articles (see Get Informed-News-Prostitution-NZ) illustrates what decriminalization of prostitution has done and is...
by Marissa Reed
*Trigger warning: graphic quotes and pornographic-like material is associated with the webpage of critique
It has been a few years since I’ve been on my state college campus as a student, but that doesn’t block the memories from my undergrad years. Recently, I saw a friend “like” a page on Facebook. That page was iowafuckingcity. I went to this page and what I found...
By Colin Todhunter
Knowledge in modern societies has expanded to the point whereby specialisms and sub-specialisms are the norm. It is just not possible for one person to have in-depth knowledge of every discipline. We must rely on others to convey such knowledge, usually in relatively simplistic terms. Most of us have to take at face value many of the ideas and concepts that...