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Lack of Real Men

Lack of Real Men

Alleged rape at U-Va. reveals a lack of real men By Richard Cohen Opinion writer Where are the men? I am talking about men who live by a certain code, who know that rape is repugnant, that gang rape is vile and that so-called men who do these things are criminals. I...

Canada Passes Prostitution Bill – C-36

Bill C-36, the Canadian government's prostitution bill, passes The Conservative government's prostitution bill - Bill C-36 - passed in the House of Commons by a 156-124 vote. http://openparliament.ca/bills/41-2/C-36/ In 2007, a case challenging Canada's prostitution...

Carry That Weight

Carry That Weight

A Survivor’s Burden: Columbia Student Carries Mattress on Campus Until Alleged Rapist is Expelled A Columbia University senior who says she was raped on campus by a fellow student has launched an unusual act of protest. Emma Sulkowicz has vowed to carry a dorm room...

Action To Save Democracy

Action To Save Democracy

It is critical that we all generae letters to the editor on this, and for that purpose we have turned on by default the optional function on this action page:Letters To The Editor on Overturning Citizens United: Watch this great piece by Elizabeth Warren.

Enough. It’s Time For a Boycott

Enough. It’s Time For a Boycott

also update from Noam Chomsky By Naomi Klein It's time. Long past time. The best strategy to end the increasingly bloody occupation is for Israel to become the target of the kind of global movement that put an end to apartheid in South Africa. In July 2005 a huge...

I, Spy: Edward Snowden in Exile

I, Spy: Edward Snowden in Exile

He doesn’t drink, he’s reading Dostoevsky and, no, he doesn’t wear a disguise. A year after blowing the whistle on the NSA, America’s most wanted talks frankly about his life as a hero-pariah – and why the world remains ‘more dangerous than Orwell imagined’. Fiction...