Iowa Independent: Blogger Kyle Payne sentenced to six months in county jail Payne received 360 days, with 180 days suspended on each of two counts of invasion of privacy, a serious misdemeanor charge. He was also given one year of… Read More ›
Month: August 2008
GetUp, a large Australian anti-conservative action group, has a Paid Parental Leave campaign on at the moment. Yes, bravo, etc. (They do confuse parental and maternity leave, but that’s another story.) When we’re talking equal pay, we get faces. But… Read More ›
Practical aid for remote indigenous communities: subsidise freight charges for fresh food, for a start?
Some focus in the SMH today on the high cost of fresh food in remote communities, where in at least one community in WA, Mulan, so high are the basic living costs that many simply go hungry for a couple… Read More ›
At the beginning of the Olympics, I posted “Olympics Special: Forced Abortion in China”, intending that it should be the start of a two-week series on institutionalised violence against women and girls in China. That series didn’t eventuate. In my… Read More ›
Careful you don’t split your sides. [via Shakesville]