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Feminism by the numbers

October 1, 2011

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I came across this video in my travels which does very well at ascribing the pains of female sexuality in media and the negative impact that has on society. I do have some problems with one particular piece though. Women comprise 51% of the US population, true enough; women also comprise 17% of congress, also […]

The economy’s rejuvenation. Not if we can help it.

September 22, 2011

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As much as we’ve seen politicians and pundits debate over where to put the bread knife over the economy, there is one idea coming from the right that almost sounds like a plausible way to kickstart western economies and it comes from Mitt Romney, others have suggested it too but I’m jealous of Mitt’s hair […]

Why the rich should not pay their fair share.

August 14, 2011

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The only debate that matters in popular taxation politics is the business of taxing the rich, you’re either for a flat tax to avoid punishing success or you’re for a progressive tax to correct the kind of imbalances that even John Locke and Adam Smith warned of. Yet those of us on the left arguing […]