Top Articles by Ben Cohen
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:
While the Tories have clung onto power in Britain, they should be under no illusion that their days in power are numbered. Labour’s spectacular flop at the polls had little to do with the success of the Conservatives who ran a campaign built on ludicrous falsehoods and fear.
According to Floyd Mayweather, he was actually only ‘restraining’ the mother of his three children Josie Harris when he beat her savagely in 2010. Harris is having none of it though, and is suing the boxer for $20 million.
A couple of days ago, Fox News Contributor and member of the network’s “Medical A-Team” Dr. Keith Ablow expressed his belief that men should be able to veto women’s abortions. Here he is discussing an unfortunate case regarding a recently split celebrity couple who are arguing over the future of their frozen embryos: Ablow has… Read More
Former movie star turned political agitator Russell Brand has made a name for himself for his stance on voting. “I don’t vote,” said Brand at the MTV Awards in 2012. “I believe democracy is a pointless spectacle where we choose between two indistinguishable political parties, neither of whom represent the people but the interest of powerful business elites that run the world.”
Brand has not wavered from this stance until now, days before the UK general election.
The email exchange between Noam Chomsky and Sam Harris was a truly ugly encounter that saw Harris attempt to engage Chomsky civilly, only to be rebuffed with relentlessly high handed dismissals and an astonishing refusal to engage Harris on some important issues that would have been enlightening for admirers of both men.
In case you were on Mars over the weekend you are probably aware that Floyd Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao via decision at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in what was billed as the ‘Fight of the Century’. Here’s what went down:
The truth is that Manny Pacquiao has not been outboxed since losing to Morales in 2005. So why are people counting him out against Floyd Mayweather this Saturday?
The Fight of the Century is upon us. Can the master boxer keep his undefeated record and tame the marauding Pacquaio? Or can the 8 weight champion force the defensive fighter out of his shell and land enough punches to win enough rounds to take the fight?
Banter Editor Ben Cohen went toe to toe with conservatives on Baltimore and Gay marriage on Thom Hartmann’s show ‘The Big Picture Rumble’. Check out the bust up!
Dear George Bush, It has come to our attention that you have been expressing views on foreign policy again, 7 years after you left the White House. Apparently you think president Obama’s deal with Iran was a bad one, and as the New York Times reports, “Questioned whether it was wise to lift sanctions against… Read More
After 5 years of conservative rule, wealth inequality is getting out of control in the UK. Surely it is time to abandon conservative economics once and for all?
Continuing our unofficial series cataloging the unbelievable stupidity that occurs on an hourly basis in the state of Florida, we can report on possibly the dumbest thing to have ever happened in the sunshine state.