According to the wise voice of Brendan O Neill, there’s a reasonable and rational view that ignorance is, or should be, a central factor in deciding how we not just punish, but how we actually define, serious crimes.
It seems the world of celebrity has experienced some strange moral epiphany all of a sudden. With the news that Kristen Stewart could lose her part in the new Snow White film because of her affair with Rupert Sanders comes a new implication about stardom: that having any kind of morality lapse could actually damage your career.
an explosion in social media and technology turned chatting online from something associated with the lonely and the chronically passive aggressive into one of the most popular of methods of communication available.
Can Conservatives be feminists? According to Harriet Harman, that’s not only a valid question, but a valid question to which the answer is a very decisive no.
Amber Rudd and Andrea Leadsome bristled understandably at Harman’s apparent claim to have ownership of feminism, but unfortunately they then proceeded to pen an article in the Guardian entitled “Conservatives [...]
I admit it: I’m a liberal stereotype. I have no sense of humour. Or at least, there’s obviously something wrong with it.
There’s a saying that there are two kinds of women; those who make life easier for other women, and those who make life harder. Like any good saying, there are times when it feels true. But there’s an alienating premise to it. It assumes that it’s the responsibility of women to navigate – not challenge, but navigate – patriarchal pressures. It assumes that misogyny, with all its evils, is our fault.
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