culture wars

Broadly, conservatism vs progressives / social liberties vs authoritarianism / social justice vs elitist marginalisation.

Sunday, Darwin Sunday

Happy Darwin Day! Today is Darwin’s birthday, and many American churches are having an Evolution Sunday to sermonise about the harmony that can exist between faith and science. I recommend hieing thee to Pharyngula, where PZ will undoubtedly mark the… 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 ›

Cry me a river, Dougie

The US blogosphere has a new twit-of-the-week: FX: drumroll Step up for your award, Doug Anglin of Milton, Massachusetts. And damn you to hell for making a certain Bee Gees song my earworm companion. For that you get mocked in… Read More ›

Blog for Choice

Yesterday was the 33rd anniversary of the court decision that made abortion legal for women in the USA – Roe v. Wade. With the coalition of the religious right with the fiscal conservatives of the Republican party having reached a… Read More ›