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Was Darwin a racist?

Anti-evolutionists often make the claim that Darwin was racist as if, even were the accusation true (we’ll get to its falseness shortly), that a racist stance would somehow invalidate his scientific discoveries. These claims have repeatedly been shown to be… Read More ›

Ready – Set – Obstreperate!

A round-up of my favourite Blog Against Sexism posts, because as has been said on more than a few feminist blogs, every day is really Blog Against Sexism Day. Shakespeare’s Sister: Today is also Blog Against Sexism Day, which I… Read More ›

My my, LGF has bounced by

Perhaps that’s why, although you don’t like people on “your side” being described as such, I have to say that the Bigots, Homophobes, Sexists, Racists, etc – as evidenced by their very own words – can cry me a fucking river of boohoohoo about how they are being oppressed by being accurately described as Bigots, Homophobes, Sexists, Racists, etc.

Keating the polemical

Pavlov’s Cat misses Paul Keating’s contributions to public discourse. I do too. Addendum: My favourite cartoon about Maxine McKew challenging John Howard for the seat of Bennelong, by Nicolson and found via Enderverse.