Top Articles by Ben Cohen
The nauseating tale of two powerful male media figures, Bill Cosby and Bill O’Reilly, perfectly illustrates the ongoing problem our society has with its treatment of women, and shows how our society is set up to protect men because of their gender and power.
China’s richest man, Li Hejun (pictured above) is not having a good week. The self made solar panel billionaire managed to lose $15 billion yesterday, astonishingly in a single hour.
Despite the overwhelming evidence and virtually unanimous scientific consensus that climate change is undoubtedly man made, Bush, who has a degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas, wants to inform the public of his own scientific opinion.
Retro fashion mogul and all round psychopath Kim Jong Un has yet again made his country the laughing stock of the world with another photoshopped photo of North Korea’s military prowess. In keeping with a long history of botched propaganda photos (more on that below), Kim claimed his country had successfully launched a ballistic missile… Read More
Lindsey Graham may well have taken first place in the annals of Chutzpah with this truly awesome bending of reality. Speaking to WMUR.com, the South Carolina Senator said: “I blame Obama for Iraq, not Bush.” Just let that sink in for a second.
America is a strange country that prides itself on rugged individualism, free speech and democracy. Yet every day, millions of Americans willfully hand over their rights to undemocratic power structures built on leader worship and top down authority.
Banter readers, A note on some big changes coming here at Banter HQ: We are eternally grateful for your patience as we roll out some big changes to the site and the members section in the coming days. Going forward, we’re going to be launching a weekly digital magazine with a completely new and beautiful layout in… Read More
When you can afford to drop $600 on a watch it is understandable that your understanding of poor people’s needs might be a little skewed. But believing a fancy pulse monitor that also holds all your music can replace a health care system that cares for an aging population with increasing levels of obesity, cancer and… Read More
When you design an economy to be based on short term profit to the benefit of giant corporations, the results over the long term will be a country so hostile to human life that the unreasonable and unthinkable becomes an every day reality.
Bravo to Shauna Hunt who confronted perhaps the saddest bunch of tossers in North America for not only being sad tossers, but recycling a joke that stopped being funny a year ago.
It is a well known fact that upper middle class white people are experts on what it is like to be black in America, and actually know more about it than black people.
In the wake of Labour’s colossal defeat at the polls last week and Ed Miliband’s rapid exit, the shadow business secretary, Chuka Umunna has now confirmed he will be standing for the Labour leadership.
Required reading for anyone who wants to understand what has happened to the US university system, and how pressing the need for reform is: