Month: February 2006

The Eunuch spurns Mystique

It’s no secret that Germaine Greer is is not now, and never has been, especially enamoured of Betty Friedan’s seminal work, The Feminine Mystique. Her own seminal work, The Female Eunuch, was conceived as a direct counterpoint to Friedan’s book…. Read More ›

Feminist link farm

I can’t be fucking HL Mencken-meets-Germaine Greer every goddam day, you know. This is merely one example of the word-wrangling skills of the inimitable Twisty Faster, a reminder that Texas has more to offer than just the distinction of being… Read More ›

Spineless against the neocons

The Australian Labor Party is not in quite so parlous a state of spinelessness against the reigning neocon agenda as the Democrat party is in the USA, but neither party can be called either honestly progressive or clear on what… Read More ›

The Chimperor

Yesterday’s State of the Union speech by President Bush is a good chance to present you these works of art I found floating around the Interweb a while back. Not tonight, Laura If they can’t afford health insurance, let them… Read More ›