This video gives us a glimpse of the immigration problem that is always talked about in the UK and US, but from another perspective. It makes us rethink some of the assumptions we don't often question.
In the last month, popular mass protests have erupted in the streets of Brazil and Turkey in a manner that was not predicted by the same experts wrong-footed by the Arab Spring's arrival. Brazil and Turkey are not known for being repressive dictatorships. They are both free-market capitalist democracies. So what the hell is going on?
Hear about the developer who secretly hired someone in China to do his job while he got paid for it? Don't get mad - it's capitalism!
There's a certain model of mostly Third Wave feminism which argues that it's entirely possible for a woman who was sexually assaulted to not realize she was assaulted until well after the assault and that she and she alone decides what constitutes an improper interaction. Which of course means that it's entirely possible for a man who sexually assaulted a woman to not realize he committed a crime against someone until well after what he may have thought was a typical sexual encounter has taken place. Like millions of people, male and female, I had sexual encounters that began with reluctance but ended in bed. So who's to say that initial reluctance wasn't interpreted far differently by my partners at the time than it was by me? That same model of feminism also believes heavily in the notion that it's impossible for someone who's been drinking to consent to sex. So if this is true, it means that there was a period in which I didn't have a whole lot of "consensual" sex. And that brings us to the case of Paul Nungesser and Emma Sulkowicz and a new report that many are calling a smear job.
In an irony too incredible to ignore, law-breaking immigrant Dinesh D'Souza explains why all these law-breaking immigrants feel like they can just come right into the United States.
Europe is in the midst of an unprecedented economic crisis and is being engulfed in a wave of far right-wing politics. While today's European societies are harder to trick with simplistic racism, the parallels with the past are still extremely troubling.