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You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.
~ Jessica Mitford
By tigtog on July 3, 2014
Scott Morrison has a lot to say about stopping boats carrying asylum seekers in general, but gives the public only bafflegab about the latest boat in particular.
By tigtog on July 2, 2014
There are ideas in the McClure report worth pursuing and it might lead to a simpler welfare system, such as changes to family payments and payments for young people. The key question for NWRN is, are the proposals fair and will they assist people into sustainable employment? The NWRN opposes a cost-cutting agenda that will leave people in a financially worse position than currently.
By tigtog on June 3, 2014
40 years of women’s rights will be undone in June 2014 when many of Sydney’s specialist women’s refuges are forced to close. Under the NSW Government’s new tenders, women-only services were not allowed to tender for women-only services.
By Orlando on May 30, 2014
Maya Angelou is one of the great figures of literature, and of humanity, of the modern age. Her death on Wednesday will be a sorrow to many, but also a prompt to stop and think about her outsized contribution to the total of both the justice and the beauty that exists in our world.
By Orlando on May 20, 2014
Zimbabwean human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa is making two appearances this week in Sydney, on Thursday and Friday.
By tigtog on May 16, 2014
I was having a chat about exactly this sort of negativity regarding competent/assertive/expert women this evening: see also classic xkcd on the other side of the coin.
By tigtog on April 25, 2014
Some recommended reading from John Scalzi and Soraya Chemaly, and a few thoughts.
By tigtog on April 15, 2014
Sending a woman rape threats to prove that sexual harassment doesn’t exist proves feminism’s point, not yours.
By Mindy on April 3, 2014
Stella Longlist 2014 Australian Women Writers Challenge completed.
By tigtog on March 28, 2014
Those of you who are regular followers/lurkers of the atheoskeptosphere probably know about this fundraiser for Karen Stollznow’s legal costs by now, but I’m signal-boosting it for the record …